postal address template <postal>
specification of postal address renderings within a postal address domain
Note 1 to entry: Postal address template may need to include rendition instructions.
Note 2 to entry: A template specifies also constraints for syntactical correctness of postal addresses by indicating which elements are mandatory and which are optional.
Note 3 to entry: Software that interprets the rendering rules provided in template is needed to produce rendered addresses.
Note 4 to entry: Postal address templates are further described in Clause 8.
Note 5 to entry: For convenience, the preferred term “postal address template” has been shortened to the admitted term “template” throughout this document.
ORIGIN: ISO/TC 211 Glossary of Terms - English (last updated: 2020-06-02)