[Tagging] Incomplete addresses

Lionel Giard lionel.giard at gmail.com
Tue Jan 7 08:16:28 UTC 2020

In Belgium, the only two mandatory field are "house number" and "street
name", postcode and municipality/city can generally be derived from
administrative boundaries and thus are optional. I see a lot of people
using ID and adding those, as well as the country which is really not
needed (because the country is the one thing that you could always be found
easily as the boundaries are always present). The ID template must not be
taken a mandatory field, but only as a suggestion on what information is
generally useful for this feature (in the entire world, as i think that the
template are not different by countries ?!). :-)

Le mar. 7 janv. 2020 à 08:19, Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at tutanota.com> a
écrit :

> 7 Jan 2020, 02:58 by graemefitz1 at gmail.com:
> I kept finding places with the street number & name entered, often
> together with the post code!, but with no suburb listed?
> Obviously, I have no idea which editor was used to map them, but shouldn't
> this sort of thing error to say "Incomplete address entered" or words to
> that effect?
> In many places, for example in villages
> and small towns there are no defined
> suburbs (at least in Poland).
> Also, in Poland, this is either very subjective
> or can be generated from mapped boundaries.
> And anyway is not used for addressing anyway.
> So in some places you are unable to tag it,
> in some places there is no good reason to tag this.
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