[Tagging] Block names (vs street names) in Brasilia

Alex Barth alex at mapbox.com
Tue Apr 24 15:02:07 BST 2012

I think I've seen the addr:block proposal (what's the link?)

My understanding is that addr: fields would be attached to entities that are actually being addressed, i. e. buildings. Is this correct?

That said. addr:block would indeed be useful for addresses on buildings in Brasilia.

On Apr 24, 2012, at 5:18 AM, Pieren wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 12:56 AM, Alex Barth
> We had a similar discussion from a contributor working in Peru and
> their "cuadra" system. My proposal was to create a new tag
> "addr:block" (+ a name or a number) which could be attached on a
> parallel way along the street (like the addr:interpolation). But in
> your case, the "addr:block" could be set to a polygone (with the
> additional tags from "addr" as usual).
> Pieren
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