[Talk-GB] UPRN & USRN Tagging
tonyosm9 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 3 14:31:10 UTC 2020
As we have access to the data and Robert Whittaker has produced a great
UPRN locations map, how are we planning to tag OSM objects?
ref:UK:uprn and ref:UK:usrn
have been suggested as tags - I think this is the way to go.
There is also Key:ref:NPLG:UPRN:1 in the wiki.
Question: Should uprn be applied to the building outline or to a node?
The OS data applies them as nodes, they are assigned by local
authorities to a location as a node.
The uprn is applied to many objects even bus shelters, and individual
flats within a block; there may be what appear to be duplicates.
I suggest that for OSM buildings or building parts which are
individually linkable to a uprn then the uprn is assigned to the
building way outline; otherwise to an OSM node if the mapper deems
Tony Shield --- TonyS999
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