[Tagging] Post_Box and addr:* nodes

Martin Fossdal Guttesen mguttesen at hotmail.com
Fri Dec 18 15:25:38 GMT 2009

From: "Matthias Julius" <lists at julius-net.net>
Sent: Friday, December 18, 2009 3:09 PM
To: <tagging at openstreetmap.org>
Subject: Re: [Tagging] Post_Box and addr:* nodes

> Roy Wallace <waldo000000 at gmail.com> writes:
>> On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 7:17 AM, Martin Fossdal Guttesen
>> <mguttesen at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>> but i dont know if or how i should tag the addres where the box is, 
>>> every
>>> post box has an address with an street name and an number
>> If the "post box has an address", I'd suggest tagging the post box
>> with its address. This will mean you might end up with a house and a
>> post box with the same address, but I don't think this is a big deal.
> Does the box itself really have an address?  Or is it the address of
> the building the box is attached to?
> Having two different object that have the same address is somewhat
> ugly.
> Matthias

it is the address of the building that the box is attached/fixet onto or the 
building that is closest to it

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