[Tagging] Is there any case of valid numeric addr:housename - for example addr:housename?

Niels Elgaard Larsen elgaard at agol.dk
Thu Jul 2 08:53:30 UTC 2020

On Wed, 1 Jul 2020 20:55:07 +0200
Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:

>sent from a phone
>> On 1. Jul 2020, at 04:35, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Highly likely these are errors. However it is not impossible that a
>> number could be used as a house name.  
>can you give an example?
>By which definition a number written as number can be a „name“? 

Here is a map of a hospital

e.g. "86" is tagged by me with name="86"

The postal address of the building is
"Esther Møllers Vej 6"

I tagged it like that because I had trouble finding it when I had to go
there to visit a patient.

>If it is, I would suspect a tagging error, because if the name is
>„fiftyfour“, you should not write it „54“ or „LIV“ 
>Probably most cases can be solved remotely by looking at the
>I agree that we could ask the mappers in the remaining cases.
>Cheers Martin 
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