[Tagging] addr:interpolation on highway

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 20:00:03 UTC 2015

On Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:25:00 -0700
Bryce Nesbitt <bryce2 at obviously.com> wrote:

> JOSM's validator presently complains if any "addr" tags are on a
> "highway".  The code
> note says the author wanted to catch highway=residential /
> addr:postcode type tagging.
> But it also complains on this tagging:
>    highway=residential
>    addr:interpolation=all
>    addr:housenumber=100-500
> Which seems pretty clean and nice.  I experimented with it here:
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/227298796/history
> Thoughts on this type of tagging? The Karlsruhe wiki is not clear on
> this point.
> I like the tagging, at least until such time as individual address
> points are later added.
> It's fast, clear, uncluttered, and stable as things are improved with
> better imagery.

I think it is not the best idea, other people may need to split road -
and as result multiple ways will have "addr:housenumber=100-500".

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