[Talk-GB] addr:place (was: UK Retail chains)

Andy Street andy at street.me.uk
Sun Oct 26 10:36:17 UTC 2014

On Sun, 26 Oct 2014 07:28:42 +0000
SK53 <sk53.osm at gmail.com> wrote:

> The tag addr:place has been used to locate one element inside another
> addressed element. See this example for shops within a Tesco Extra
> store http://overpass-turbo.eu/s/5CN.

Surely that could be inferred from the fact that the object is
spatially within the parent?

> This usage is useful but probably a little difficult to consume,
> particularly as there seem to be rather more usages of addr:place as a
> synonym of addr:city.

The way I've always undersood addr:place was not as a synonym
for addr:city but rather to specify the bit of the address between
the road (addr:street) and the post town (addr:city).


Andy Street

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