[rfc-i] <postalbody>

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Sun Feb 16 07:43:02 PST 2014


On Feb 16, 2014, at 2:54 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:

>> 2.31. <postalbody>
>> 
>> 
>>   A method for presenting a postal address without using <street>,
>>   <city>, <region>, <code>, and <country> elements.  Processors will
>>   maintain horizontal whitespace and line breaks in the text of the
>>   <postalbody> element.
>> 
>>   This element appears as child element of: <postal> (Section 2.30).
>> 
>>   Content model: only text content.
> 
> That's a bit weird. As whitespace this becomes an element that can not be indented in the source file. that is:
> 
> <author>
>  <address>
>    <postal>
>       <postalbody>
>         42, Example Str
>         City
>         Country
>       </postalbody>
>    </postal>
>  </address>
> </author>
> 
> ...will not produce what's intended.
> 
> I believe it would be better to have <postalline>, where whitespace is not significant, and allow that to repeat.

That sounds fine. Any objections from others?

--Paul Hoffman


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