[Tagging] Best practice regarding addr:housenumber and POIs

Markus Lindholm markus.lindholm at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 15:58:33 BST 2009

2009/10/15 Peter Childs <pchilds at bcs.org>:
> 2009/10/15 Markus Lindholm <markus.lindholm at gmail.com>:
>> Hi
>> I'm wondering what is best practice regarding tagging addr:housenumber
>> and POIs, e.g. amenity=restaurant.
>> Let's assume that on Mainstreet 10 there's a restaurant named Thai
>> Wok. Should there be one node or two?
>> One single node with the tags addr:street, addr:housenumber,
>> amenity=restaurant and name=Thai Wok or two nodes, one with the addr:*
>> tags and another with the POI tags?
>> Regards
>> Markus
> One, I guess, it keeps it simple and easy to ensure that the all the
> data relating to that node are kept together.

I guess the follow-up question then is: what if there are multiple
POIs that have the same addr:housenumber? Should it be duplicated on
all the POIs?


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