[Tagging] RFC 2 - addr:interval

Sarah Hoffmann lonvia at denofr.de
Sat Jan 9 16:33:40 UTC 2021

On Fri, Jan 08, 2021 at 11:46:18PM -0500, Jmapb wrote:
> On 1/8/2021 10:43 AM, Sarah Hoffmann wrote:
> > Regarding the current interpretation of addr:housenumber, I am firmly
> > in the camp that its current definition of the tag is that of a single
> > housenumber and that those who already have been putting intervals into
> > it have been abusing it. So, while I'd be fine implementing the current
> > proposal of 'addr:interval' together with the limited version of
> > '<from>-<to>', Nominatim would then always interpret the absence of
> > addr:interval as a 'no' because that is the only interpretation that
> > is backward compatible with the current running definition.
> Thanks Sarah!
> I know I'm getting ahead of the story here, but hypothetically, given
> the tags addr:housenumber=1-3 and addr:interval=all, in addition to
> matching 1, 2, and 3, would Nominatim also still match the entire string
> "1-3"?

That would be technically quite easy to do, yes. I haven't given
any thought to an acutal implementation though. It all depends on
the outcome of this discussion.


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