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Re: Postal address layouts?


From: reuss
Subject: Re: Postal address layouts?
Date: Fri, 05 Sep 2003 22:26:38 GMT
User-agent: Pan/0.11.2 (Unix)

.. and there are too countries where there are
departments/provinces/regions, but we don't put it on the addressbook,
because without that it is enough evident (code postal says everything we
need to address our mails).


On Fri, 05 Sep 2003 23:36:52 +0200, Chad Hardin wrote:

> Also, something to consider, Some countries do not have "states", they
> have "Provinces".
> There are probably a few more names for the same thing out there too.
> 
> On Friday, September 5, 2003, at 02:55 AM, Yen-Ju Chen wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>>
>>  Address in Taiwan (probably also in China) is reverse order:
>>
>>  ((State, ZipCode, City),
>>   ("$¶l¬F«H½c", POBox, "$¸¹"),
>>   (Street, ExtendedAddress).
>>   (Country))
>>
>>  Country is sort of weird in Taiwan
>>  because people don't write it locally. If it is international mail,
>>  people usually add it in the end of address as western style so that
>>  this mail can be send to the right country. In this case, the country
>>  tend to be in English rather than Chinese.
>>
>>  Yen-Ju
>>
>>> From: Björn Giesler <address@hidden> To: address@hidden
>>> Subject: Postal address layouts?
>>> Date: Thu, 04 Sep 2003 20:08:02 +0100
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> one more thing... I'm looking for postal address layouts for different
>>> countries for the next release of Contacts.app. The problem is that
>>> postal addresses are different for each country, so I represent them
>>> in property lists looking something like this:
>>>
>>> (("$Postfach", POBox),
>>>  (Street),
>>>  (ExtendedAddress),
>>>  (ZipCode, City),
>>>  (State),
>>>  (Country))
>>>
>>> Each sub-array is a line as it would appear on a letter. Entries
>>> starting with "$" are interpreted as literal strings, everything else
>>> is a key into the data base. The proplist above contains all the
>>> possible keys.
>>>
>>> Please, could those who have a couple of free minutes hack something
>>> like this together for their countries? I have German, US and
>>> Romanian, and I need everything else.
>>>
>>> Thanks a lot in advance,
>>>             --Björn
>>>
>>>
>>>
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