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

Pieren pieren3 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 19 10:08:22 UTC 2014

On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 8:24 PM, "Petr Morávek [Xificurk]" <petr at pada.cz> wrote:

> I don't see anything wrong with using addr:place even on the address
> points that do have street name.

It's like "addr:country". It's not wrong to duplicate the information
if someone add it in 10 or 100 addresses. It becomes a problem when a
script (or import) is adding the same "addr:country" or "addr:place"
to millions of addresses within a country when it's not needed. This
kind of "mass tagging" is usually compensating a lack of software
development/expertise either in data consumer applications (geocoding)
or in external source imports (not checking if a surrounding polygon
exists or not - for the country or for the place or for a named


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