[Talk-GB] Postcode centroids

Matt Williams lists at milliams.com
Fri Jan 21 13:02:13 GMT 2011


On 21 January 2011 13:50, Lester Caine <lester at lsces.co.uk> wrote:
> I know that storage is cheap, but there seems little point having the full
> address attached as tags to every house. Just as other information that is
> available at 'higher level' does not need to be duplicated every time. If
> one looks up 'road' one should see a list of attached houses. How one finds
> 'road', be it name or postcode, does not matter. Having all that 'road'
> information on every building is just wrong ... just as having 'is_in' for
> every higher level search term would be. But then no one has ever agreed
> with my suggestions on hierarchy :(

This is why I've been using the associatedStreet relation suggested by
the Karlsruhe Schema
(http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/House_numbers/Karlsruhe_Schema#Using_relations_to_associate_house_and_street_.28optional.29)

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Matt Williams
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