[Talk-us] Address improvement through imports?

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Thu Nov 3 01:59:03 GMT 2011


On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 9:55 PM, Mike N <niceman at att.net> wrote:
> On 11/2/2011 9:46 PM, Anthony wrote:
>>>
>>> >  2. Cutting ways into blocks would make for bedlam.
>>
>> Why?
>
>  If there's no difference between the blocks except for addressing, it adds
> a needless extra step to map corrections.   Instead of selecting an entire
> street with a single click to correct the name, change attributes etc, each
> block would need to be selected, one at a time while checking that the
> selection is correct by verifying that names within the selection all match.

I guess, but there are already so many reasons to split ways that I
think you're fighting a losing battle.  A better solution would be to
adopt something like street relations, so that the name of a road
isn't duplicated on every single way in the first place.



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