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I was experimenting with Careers.StackOverflow and tried inserting my location (Manchester), which it changed to

Manchester, England United Kingdom

Which for someone in the UK is very strange as it is only really standard to put one of them (England or United Kingdom).
I understand it uses YQL and it is formatted in the form of

City, Region Country

However, would it be possible to have the option of what parts appear on the public view? Maybe just as a subcatogary to Location in the publish cv section, with three checkboxes...

  • City
  • Region
  • Country

To allow a nicer cv presentation for people who do want to include their location on the public view.

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This has been discussed before here: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/24962/… –  alex Dec 2 '09 at 14:15
    
It is a feature request and a proposed solution to the problem rather than something that just leads to a status-bydesign tag –  HAL 9000 Dec 3 '09 at 17:47

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