[Tagging] addresses on buildings

Dave F davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Tue Jan 7 01:29:56 UTC 2020

On 07/01/2020 00:30, Jarek PiĆ³rkowski wrote:
> Hi,
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Addresses#Denmark and
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Da:Adresser seem like a good place
> to start.

Hi Jarek
Yes I had read the first link previously.

> Of course nothing is truly forbidden in OSM as long as you are mapping
> in good faith ("any tags you like" spirit) but local community
> consensus can discourage some tagging schemes (such as separate ways
> for sidewalks in Germany) and this is likely what Marc had in mind
> when writing "forbidden" in quotation marks.

Again, no valid reason has been given by other local community as to why 
addresses can't be added to buildings to make the data useful. Being 
unable to create software to check buildings for addresses is not a 
valid argument.


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