[Tagging] Are addresses features or attributes?

Friedrich Volkmann bsd at volki.at
Sat Jul 20 21:25:02 UTC 2013

On 19.07.2013 19:43, Elliott Plack wrote:
> For example: a vacant lot often has an address, but there doesn't need to be
> a building there.

In this case, the address is an attribute of the parcel, the piece of land. 
It's an attribute anyway.

> Also some shopping centers have multiple addresses for the same building, so
> we make address points for each entrance or centroid.

Multiple addresses are just multiple attributes, so what? It's the same with 
multiple names.

See my proposal 
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_Features/Multiple_addresses for 
how I think that multiple adresses on the same object should be mapped.

If you tag each address on an entrance, this makes the address an attribute 
of that entrance.

Friedrich K. Volkmann       http://www.volki.at/
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