[Tagging] Are addresses features or attributes?

Friedrich Volkmann bsd at volki.at
Sat Jul 20 21:47:45 UTC 2013

On 19.07.2013 19:43, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> they are both. If you investigated the situation and you are sure that you
> can provide a good estimate for a polygon describing an address I'd say
> that's preferable and you don't have to add address duplicates to all
> features inside this polygon, but mappers should also enter addresses on
> nodes when they are not able or willing to investigate further to get this
> polygon. In this case also 2 and more POIs sharing the same address should
> each get their own set.

I agree with that, except for the first sentence. Mapping an address as a 
standalone node is better than not mapping it at all, but that does not make 
it a "feature". It's just like creating a node with name=* and nothing else.

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