[Tagging] Allotments plot / lot tagging and ref?
joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 13:46:56 UTC 2019
I believe many areas of allotments have a single postal address assigned to
the entire area, while the individual plots are not registered as official
Perhaps this explains why a different tag was used.
On Mon, Jan 7, 2019 at 10:41 PM Christoph Hormann <osm at imagico.de> wrote:
> On Monday 07 January 2019, Paul Allen wrote:
> > They are verifiable by asking the organization in charge of the
> > allotments, as I initially did
> > when mapping some allotments.
> Verifiability in OSM means *independent* verifiability based on
> observations of the geographic reality. Same as with any other kind of
> proprietary ID.
> > How about because allotments do not have postcodes?
> That might depend on the country but AFAIK in many countries postal
> codes cover the whole country.
> > How about
> > because addresses are
> > generally a means of figuring out where to deliver physical mail and
> > allotments are not on
> > postal delivery routes?
> There are many addresses that do not receive postal delivery - in
> particular for example corporate infrastructure where mail is
> collectively delivered to a single location while individual buildings
> and other infrastructure still have their own addesses.
> > Even addr:unit would be stretching the
> > definition of unit past its breaking
> > point.
> I have not made any suggestion as to what kind of address tag to use but
> if the plot number is signed and you invite your friends for a grilling
> party at plot 42 that is definitely an address from my perspective.
> Christoph Hormann
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