[Tagging] We should stop using hyphens to denote address ranges

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 22 22:41:37 UTC 2020


On Sun, 23 Aug 2020 at 05:55, Thibault Molleman <thibaultmolleman at gmail.com>
wrote:

> This is a simple example: https://photos.app.goo.gl/wEQiB4X6BA3doK7T7
> one building, one unit/flat on each floor.
> mailbox at the front for all 3 units.
>
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/675768351
>
> currently mapped as:
> addr:housenumber=1A;2A;3A
> addr:street=Kasteelstraat
>

But looking at the street, & the way it's numbered, it shows as 2, 4, 6, 8,
10, this place, 16, 18, 20, 22 ...

Assuming all those numbers actually appear?, personally, I would have
mapped it as
addr:unit / flats (whatever the default is in Belgium?)=1A;2A;3A
addr:housenumber=12-14
addr:street=Kasteelstraat

By your photo, it looks like you could even put a building name in as
well "*Den
Oude Post*"!

Thanks

Graeme
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