[Tagging] Tagging: minimum required tags
jaakko at helleranta.com
Fri May 18 21:34:14 BST 2012
... and if you identify an entrance it's a good idea to tag is as such:
I've understood that entrance=yes is preferred over building=entrance (as
that can be used for entrances to parks, parking lots, lots in general etc
entrances that are not entrances to buildings. Right/wrong?
On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 10:58 AM, Tobias Johansson <tj at mensa.se> wrote:
> Yes most corner houses in sweden have two addresses. Have myself seen
> one with three. And to repeat myself "hadn't thought about that" :)
> Best Regards Thod
> 2012/5/18 Ilpo Järvinen <ilpo.jarvinen at helsinki.fi>:
> > On Fri, 18 May 2012, Tobias Johansson wrote:
> >> I see your point concerning you don't have to do it that way. But I
> >> don't really se any reason for not doing it that way? And if it makes
> >> it simpler?
> >> But I have no big objection for what you say. I myself have mapped a
> >> lot of houses the way you stated before I saw some other presentation
> >> Lulu-Ann made and thought "hadn't thought of that".
> >> And isn't all taggig done according to diffrent peoples opinions? :)
> >> (just a thought).
> > While it is not that harmful to have addresses in the entrance nodes if
> > you have only single address, it gets quite "challenging" in places where
> > a building can have more than one address, cases for even 4 valid
> > addresses exists (we're yet to find a 5 address case but even those would
> > be possible at least in theory). ...So it's not just about what is
> > somebody's opinion but there are situation some approaches fail to solve
> > in a reasonable way (and this problem was explained multiple times to
> > Lulu-Ann but the solutions while retaining the addresses in the entrances
> > proposed were lousy hacks). But obviously if the address really is for a
> > entrance instead of the building, it probably makes more sense to put
> > to entrance itself.
> > --
> > i.
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