[Tagging] Documenting my solution to a messy situation

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Sat Jan 23 23:17:21 UTC 2021



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> On 24 Jan 2021, at 00:06, Peter Neale <nealepb at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> 
> >I believe you could add different tags for the name according to the council and according to the street sign. I do not understand why your >solution for B is no name, as all sources you have checked do have a name.
> 
> FindMyStreet, which shows the USRNs does not map it at all in the vector layer, although the raster layer below does show a name a9but not the one on the ground.  In order to name it, as it is on the ground, I would have to tag the same name on 2 streets. 


you should not modify the existing data if you are not sure what is correct. You solution says “no name” for a road that seems to have a name in current OpenStreetMap.



> >The street signs with 2 names on them look like being for 2 different streets.
> 
> Yes, they do look like 2 streets,  but they are really one street that leads to 2 blocks of houses, accessed only by footpaths. 


maybe the name refers to a footpath?


Cheers Martin 


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