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Re: Address formatting functionality

Drupal 7 has been addressing :-P these issues with an "addressfield" module ( http://drupal.org/project/addressfield ), which aims to incorporate the flexibility of xNAL - http://xml.coverpages.org/xnal.html .

The challenge for xNAL is to provide the ability to handle the following:
- About 36+ customer name formats 
- Addresses of 241+ Countries 
- About 130+ Address Formats  
- Represented in 5,000+ languages (dialects) 
- Should be application independent, ie., capable of being used for a variety of 
  applications ranging from simple user profiling to name and address parsing, matching, 
  validation and postal services
- Should be Platform independent 
- Should be open, and 
- Should be vendor neutral.

Might as well incorporate the discovery done by others!

I haven't looked into how Addressfield stores its data -- it does have to deal with similar location issues for tax jurisdiction as LSMB, and Drupal obviously uses a relational database instead of an XML object database, so I'd say it's worth seeing how they modeled this problem...


On 05/06/2012 08:04 PM, Chris Travers wrote:
What about putting this template fragment in the country table?

Best Wishes,
Chris Travers

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