[Tagging] Differentiating streets with official name from non-official yet name

Shawn K. Quinn skquinn at rushpost.com
Mon Nov 7 12:03:45 UTC 2016

On Mon, 2016-11-07 at 09:57 -0200, Nelson A. de Oliveira wrote:
> Situation: there is a city where all the streets are named (using the
> "name" tag).
> Some of the names are official (recognized by the city hall, by law,
> etc) and some are not yet officially recognized.
> Is there a way to differentiate official names from non-official?
> Using only official_name in the recognized streets won't make sense.
> Using name + official_name, both with the same exact value, won't also
> make sense I guess.
> Do anybody know a good way to say that some streets are officially
> named, please?

For the streets named but not officially recognized, maybe something
like name=* + name:official=no perhaps? (where name:official defaults to
yes if not specified)

That's the only way I can think of doesn't break anything.

Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at rushpost.com>

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