[Tagging] New tag proposal: 'addr=milestone'

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 1 02:40:23 UTC 2019

Could you please give us an example photo, Jorge?



On Tue, 1 Oct 2019 at 12:18, Jorge Aguirre <jorge.aguirre at kaart.com> wrote:

> Throughout the entire Latin American region and some other parts of the
> world, it is quite common to find the kilometer (Km.) information, as may
> be found on the “highway:milestone”, as part of the actual addresses.
> Mostly used in suburban and rural areas, which may usually not even have
> any visible references or even house numbers, the use of the milestone is
> widely utilized to find an address in these regions.
> The highway milestone information may also be found in addresses within
> urban areas, even with the existence of house numbers, as these numbers
> frequently repeat themselves and the only difference between them is the
> exact location on a specific highway - based on and easily identified with
> these milestones.
> We want to create a tag to enter this commonly-used data in a logical way
> and therefore propose that it be “addr:milestone=* / (* - Km. ##)”, which
> does seem to meet the criteria and can be easily interpreted and used
> accordingly by any editor.
> Jorge - JAAS
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