[Tagging] Are addresses features or attributes?

Markus Lindholm markus.lindholm at gmail.com
Sat Jul 20 14:58:47 UTC 2013


On 19 July 2013 18:42, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com> wrote:

> <<Forking the discussion from "Double and misfitting house numbers">>
>
> On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 5:13 PM, Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Not for me. I think the address is a "feature" by ifself, not an
>> attribute of other features (like 'name').
>>
>
> I want to know what do people think about addresses.
>
> 1. Are addresses features as Pieren suggests? Thus addresses should be
> mapped separately or at least tagged singularly on the primary object that
> represents the address.
>
> 2. Or are addresses attributes (like names) of POIs, buildings, and the
> like? In which case, it would be OK if many POIs are mapped with the same
> addr:housenumbers.
>

In my opinion addresses are independent map features in their own right.

Please have a look at this proposal
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Relations/Proposed/Provides_feature
on how one can associate the same address node with multiple POIs.

/Markus
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