[Talk-GB] Quarterly Project: Addresses and Postcodes

Adam Snape adam.c.snape at gmail.com
Thu Oct 19 13:07:34 UTC 2017

Haha, fair enough, it must depend where you live and the purposes for
needing an address. I apologise for the digression.

On 19 October 2017 at 14:02, Andy Townsend <ajt1047 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 19/10/2017 13:15, Adam Snape wrote:
>> ....To my mind Nominatim should use postal addresses where tagged in OSM
>> rather than trying to interpolate a address from admin boundaries. As a
>> backup it is better than nothing but it prodcues some bizarre results.
>> Somebody might live in Blackburn or Darwen, but they don't live in
>> Blackburn with Darwen
> I'd much rather that Nominatim tried to guess where I actually live rather
> than the "legal fictions" that the Post Office (or whoever they've been
> sold to now) seem to rely on.
> Regards,
> Andy
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