[Tagging] Street names

Pieren pieren3 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 29 17:03:14 BST 2010

On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 4:07 PM, Mike N. <niceman at att.net> wrote:

> When tagging a street name and it seems that the street signs are incorrect
> - all businesses on that street use the alternate spelling as their street
> address - which name to use?
>  Using the 'Correct name" is confusing when navigating to the street
> because the street sign won't exactly match the street you're being directed
> onto.
>  Using the name on the sign would result in no match when searching for the
> street.
In such case, I set the "official" name (the one fixed by the
administration) on the tag "name" and the other one in "alt_name" with a
note explaining that the street sign is misleading.

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