[Talk-us] Address Standard

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Tue Aug 17 23:18:35 BST 2010


> At 2010-08-17 12:52, Dale Puch wrote:
> Because your losing information.
> If your separating the elements to different tags...  if truly not part of
> the name, it can be used for part of the address instead of street.
> Is it really not part of the street name, what are the rules you use to
> determine it is only part of the address?

On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 4:41 PM, Alan Mintz
<Alan_Mintz+OSM at earthlink.net> wrote:
> It requires local knowledge, but as soon as the debate settles down, I will
> be moving these prefixes out of the name tag and into an agreed upon
> direction tag in places where I know it to be correct to do so, based on
> local knowledge and the above-cited sources.

Exactly.  This is gaining information, not losing it.

(Now if only I could convince people to put street names on a street
relation, and not on the ways...)



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