[Tagging] [OSM-talk] collection/street relation: which one to use?
osm at inbox.org
Thu Aug 19 15:10:07 BST 2010
On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 9:38 AM, Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 2:39 PM, Anthony <osm at inbox.org> wrote:
>> Of course they have a relation. However, the relation is like the one
>> between HSBC and its ATMs. It is an exclusive relation - an address
>> only refers to one streeet.
> Please stop using this example of HSBC, it does not apply here.
I believe that was the first time I used it.
> A relation between a house number and it's street is not a category. If you don't
> understand that, we cannot help you.
I'm sorry you feel that way.
Anyway, Ulf asked for our opinions. I gave mine. If you have a
different opinion, I'd ask you to express it, not blabber on about how
you disagree with mine.
> And even if you add the add:street, nothing says in which town.
Do you know of any houses which are in a different town from the
street in their street address?
> And what happens if the name is not exactly the same ?
Then there's an error that needs to be fixed.
> That's why some contributors prefer the relation.
Right problem, wrong solution.
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