[Tagging] roads with many names

Rob Savoye rob at senecass.com
Sun Aug 18 18:36:30 UTC 2019


On 8/18/19 12:24 PM, Paul Allen wrote:

> If the owner calls in a fire at his house, he's going to use his own
> wrong name for the road.  So you'd probably be best to have it as a loc_name, then
> there's a chance of somebody other than you finding it.

  Luckily a neighbor called it in, he wasn't home. using 'loc_name' or
'alt_name' makes sense. This entire area doesn't even exist in Google
Maps, so people not using OSM couldn't find it till we gave directions
on the radio.

> with a note saying only one guy on the entire planet calls it that would work.

  Him and UPS. :-)

	- rob -



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