[Tagging] How to tag house numbers based on decametres?

Liz edodd at billiau.net
Sun Oct 11 06:15:42 BST 2009


On Sun, 11 Oct 2009, John Smith wrote:
> I can't think of a good solution for this, a few years ago they
> renumbered all properties along roads outside of residential areas to
> be the distance in decametres (10s of metres, 100m would be #10 etc)
> from the start of the road, they also have even on the right, odd on
> the left, this makes it easier for emergency services to find places
> because its based on distance.
>
> I doubt there would be an easy was to interpolate this information for
> display, but it could be used to work out end points for routing, and
> all we need to know is which end of a way is the start, the rest can
> be worked out.

There are 53 pages on how to make this work on the victorian document in this 
link http://tinyurl.com/yhv7ady

and perhaps someone looking at their numerous examples of solutions for hard 
cases would find them useful?





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