[Tagging] [osm_sk] Re: Aktualizace: Tags for Czech/Slovak address system

fly lowflight66 at googlemail.com
Tue Mar 18 15:48:13 UTC 2014

On 10.03.2014 12:08, Andrew Shadura wrote:
> Hello,
> 2014-03-10 12:01 GMT+01:00 Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com>:
>> Just a quick reminder, the term "borough" has several meanings and could
>> easily be misused. In Alaska, where I'm from, boroughs are large
>> administrative areas — very similar to counties in the contiguous United
>> States. So they are districts, in a sense, but perhaps not in the way
>> intended in your example.
> Which is exactly my point. The proposed scheme misuses some tags
> (addr:place), adds new tags duplicating already existing (addr:borough
> instead of addr:suburb) and adds more ambiguity by using the term
> borough which may mean things different from municipal districts, so
> I'm for reworking this scheme, but there are people who disagree with
> me. That's why I brought the topic here for more discussion.


I have no problems with new tags if they are needed but they should be
clear in their meaning.

addr:borough is ambiguous and addr:suburb already exists.

addr:place is wrong as its meaning is twisted using it this way.

cu fly

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