[Tagging] RFC 2 - addr:interval

Peter Elderson pelderson at gmail.com
Thu Jan 14 11:01:10 UTC 2021

Ah, that's another can of worms....
In my inline expression scheme you could add the option with the range


The combination of one hyphen and the closing round brackets means it's a
Start is before the hyphen;
End is between the hyphen and the round bracket
The interval is between the brackets
the * means there can sublettering.

Any more cases?

Peter Elderson

Op do 14 jan. 2021 om 11:22 schreef Martin Koppenhoefer <
dieterdreist at gmail.com>:

> Am Do., 14. Jan. 2021 um 10:08 Uhr schrieb Peter Elderson <
> pelderson at gmail.com>:
>> interval 1 works for letters too.
> sure, what I meant was to tell that addr:housenumber 1-2 means 1, 1a, 1b,
> 1c, 1d, 1e, 1f, 1g, 2
> or even that 1-3 means 1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 1e, 1f, 1g, 3 (odd numbering,
> hence no 2)
> For my area (and likely for all consecutively (spatially) structured
> housenumbers) you can actually safely assume that 1-2 means to contain also
> all 1letter, so maybe it would be good enough to not being able to tell
> whether there is an implicit 1a, 1b, 1c, ... because a geocoder should
> understand that 1b is between 1 and 2 (or 3)? Generally I am striving to
> get all posted housenumbers, even if they are very close, but the challenge
> is associating a POI address (with quite possibly a range, around here) and
> the individual (housenumbered) entrances (a relation would be overkill).
> Cheers,
> Martin
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