[Talk-GB] Routing Addresses

Ed Loach ed at loach.me.uk
Thu Dec 27 09:57:43 GMT 2012


> Is there some better tagging we can do in OSM to lessen the
visibility
> of districts and regions, and get the display to a useful town or
> village and county. Or is this a problem of the routers?

I think it is because different admin levels have different
significance (in addresses) in different parts of the world. As long
as the data is correct in OSM it is down to how the routers then use
it. It may be that they evolve over time to give regionally tailored
responses (for all I know they might even do this to some extent
already).

Best wishes,

Ed




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