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

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 21:01:00 UTC 2016

On 08-Nov-16 04:40 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> 2016-11-07 18:34 GMT+01:00 Nelson A. de Oliveira <naoliv at gmail.com 
> <mailto:naoliv at gmail.com>>:
>     The city grew up from a small village, without a city hall. People
>     named (who knows how) the streets and they stayed named like this.
>     After achieving its "city" status, with a city hall, laws, etc, some
>     street names started to be officially voted and defined.
> IMHO in your case, all names (official and not) are perfect fits for 
> the "name" tag. If you wanted to trace their "officiality" you could 
> add the legal basis as a second tag (e.g. source=law xy from 
> 2016/04/01). This way future verifications would be easier (if you 
> already have the details of the voting at hand).

You mean 'source:name=' as source= would imply the source for all the 
applied tag/s and location.

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