[Talk-us] Road abbreviations

David K vidthekid at gmail.com
Thu Aug 7 00:04:35 UTC 2014


On Aug 6, 2014 3:09 PM, "Toby Murray" <toby.murray at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I would say the primary use of address data in OSM is geocoding, not mail
delivery.

And in far too many other contexts as well.  Except for the fact that so
much collective effort has already been made (yet much remains) toward
perfecting the task of geocoding by mail address, one might as well geocode
by telephone number.

I can accept that this is how it is, but I'll never agree that this is how
it should be.
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