[OSM-talk] addressing

D Tucny d at tucny.com
Wed Dec 10 15:37:22 GMT 2008


2008/12/10 Ed Loach <ed at loach.me.uk>

> >  In your country, perhaps. In my country, that's EXACTLY what
> > the address is.
> > The address is the street and distance from the street's
> > starting point, in
> > metres.
>
> What happens if two houses are built facing each other on opposite
> sides of the street? Wouldn't they get assigned the same number? Or
> does someone arbitrarily decide which is closer and increase or
> decrease one of the numbers by 1?
>

With such a structured system, do you think the planning codes would allow
this? I guess they have to be offset by at least 1m...

d
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