Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.Net
Tue May 8 19:25:03 BST 2012
At 2012-05-08 07:02, Brad Neuhauser wrote:
>But in the US the administrative municipality for an address may be
>different than the city that is used for mailing to that address, which is
>regulated by the US Post Office (and I think tied to zip code).
To get back to the original question, I believe the addr: tags should be
used for mailing addresses. At least that's what seems to be their usage
when the target of an import. Physical location can be determined by the
surrounding boundary ways.
N Somewhere Street
I think you can use either:
or define and use an addr:baz tag where baz is the name of that type of
I would only do the latter if this additional subdivision is regularly used
In the US, we have a first-level subdivision in addr:state, addr:city is
second-level, and there is no third-level specified in an address.
Alan Mintz <Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.net>
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