[Tagging] [OSM-talk] collection/street relation: which one to use?

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Fri Aug 20 00:53:50 BST 2010


On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 4:30 PM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer
<dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2010/8/19 Anthony <osm at inbox.org>:
>> between HSBC and its ATMs.  It is an exclusive relation - an address
>> only refers to one street.
>
> that's not always true. I know of a Pizza take away which is at the
> corner of a block, it has two addresses (one on each road), but is
> just one small place, not 2.

It's still true.  An address only refers to one street.  Two
addresses, on the other hand, refer to two streets.

I never said a building can't have two addresses, nor did I ever say a
business can't have two addresses.

In any case, how are you saying this would be handled by using the
associatedStreet relation?  Is the housenumber the same in both
addresses?

(As an aside, I suppose an address could have two streets, in that it
could be "Corner of X and Y".  But associatedStreet wouldn't really
work for that either.



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