[Tagging] Addresses with PO Box, and other delivery type addresses.

Robert Whittaker (OSM lists) robert.whittaker+osm at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 18:45:01 UTC 2020


On Thu, 19 Mar 2020 at 14:43, Tobias Wrede <list at tobias-wrede.de> wrote:
> Isn't the addr:* scheme used to describe the physical address of a location/building/amentiy/etc.?
>
> PO Boxes, privat bags etc. are addresses where mail for someone residing at said location is delivered to.
>
> As addr:* I would always put in what is needed to find the place as a visitor and that is a housenumber and street, a house name or any other place name. And sometimes there might be nothing besides city or postcode.
>
> Mail delivery address I would expect to find under the contact:* scheme if at all.

Those would be my thoughts too.

Robert

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