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

Jo winfixit at gmail.com
Sun Aug 23 17:10:12 UTC 2020


Hi,

You probably meant 5, not 15. I think it's OK to repeat the address on that
entrance node.

Jo

On Sun, Aug 23, 2020 at 6:53 PM Thibault Molleman <
thibaultmolleman at gmail.com> wrote:

> Update on my example I gave. We changed it to
> addr:housename=Residentie Den Oude Post
> addr:housenumber=14
> addr:street=Kasteelstraat
> addr:unit=1A;2A;3A
>
>
> A more complex example:
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/699214532
>
> So this is Kasteelstraat 5
> The bank that's located on the bottom floor is on Kasteelstraat 5 (so the
> POI node has that address)
> At the side of the building there is an entrance for the flats/units.
> I mapped that as an entrance https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/7025498816
> Should that entrance node also have the
> addr:housenumber=15
> tag or is it assumed based on it being placed on the building's way?
>
> On Sun, 23 Aug 2020 at 12:16, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>>
>> sent from a phone
>>
>> > On 23. Aug 2020, at 10:17, Jo <winfixit at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > The house number is not 12 and it is not 14, it actually is 12-14,
>> because 2 buildings were torn down and a single building was built instead
>> of it. This also happens when people or companies acquire 2 adjacent
>> buildings, they often also start using both house numbers as their address.
>>
>>
>> In Italy this happens all the time, because every door and shop window
>> (potential entrance) gets a housenumber, so it is very common that shops
>> have addresses with several numbers. Sometimes they use just a single
>> number of those that they “have” as address (not even necessarily the one
>> of the door, but the one they are registered under) in other cases (very
>> common) they use multiple numbers.
>>
>> I usually map both, individual numbers on entrances and windows and
>> coalesced ones for addresses on POIs (as they use them themselves).
>>
>> Cheers Martin
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