[whatwg] Supporting more address levels in autocomplete

Alex Bishop alexbishop at gmail.com
Sun Mar 2 07:13:42 PST 2014

On 22/02/2014 04:05, Ian Hickson wrote:
> The post office will deal with all kinds of stuff, sure. But Web forms
> only have to accept the formal address format, which in the UK only ever
> has a street, a locality (sometimes), a post town, and a post code.

That’s all Royal Mail has to deal with, sure (with the possible addition 
of a named building on a street, which almost always seems to merit its 
own line), but don’t forget that there can be additional lines above 
that for flat numbers, office departments, buildings on a site, etc. In 
my experience, it’s not uncommon for business or university hall of 
residence addresses to have two or three lines before the street part.


Alex Bishop
alexbishop at gmail.com

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