[Tagging] Converting relation type "relatedStreet" to "assiciatedStreet"

Werner Hoch werner.ho at gmx.de
Sun Feb 19 10:56:39 GMT 2012

Am Sonntag, den 19.02.2012, 11:07 +0100 schrieb David Paleino:
> On Sun, 19 Feb 2012 10:56:19 +0100, Werner Hoch wrote:
> > the relation type page:
> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Types_of_relation
> > 
> > lists the relatedStreet relation as an similar type of associatedStreet.
> > 
> > Are there any objection to convert and cleanup the relatedStreets into
> > associatedStreet relations?
> > 
> > Often there could be merge several relatedStreet relations together to
> > one associatedStreet relations, as relatedStreets sometime only
> > connected single houses to a street.
> I'm one of those pushing for type=street, and I'd be glad if we could merge all
> somethingStreet to it :) (which is less error-prone, less chars to type, easier
> to remember)

Well, one relation type would be perfect. But for now I think we should
try to reduce the different types one by one.

> (we should also include type=collection + collection=street and type=route +
> route=street -- rationale for the latter is that named routes should be
> route=road)

AFAIK type=route + route=road  is different to the street relations.
road routes: primary, secondary road routes with the same ref.
street: houses and highway elements with the same name/address.

> > Here is my current statistic of street-like relations:
> > http://www.h-renrew.de/h/osm/osmchecks/02_Relationstypen/planet_street.html
> Oh, nice.

Here you can find other listings:
e.g. the list for italy:


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