[Tagging] separator for addr:housenumber=*

John Packer john.packer7 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 18 14:13:11 UTC 2014


I believe comma is used instead of semi-colon because the key
addr:housenumber frequently gets rendered, and comma is the common
separator symbol for end users.


2014-08-18 11:04 GMT-03:00 fly <lowflight66 at googlemail.com>:

> Hey
>
> On the English wiki page [1] "comma" is the proposed separator for
> several values of addr:housenumber.
>
> This contradicts our rule of using "semi-colon" as separator of values
> and I do not have a clue why.
>
> I propose to deprecate "comma" and use "semi-colon" instead to harmonize
> our data structure and allow QA software to find problematic values.
>
> What do you think ?
>
> Cheers fly
>
>
> [1]
>
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Addresses#Buildings_with_multiple_house_numbers
>
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