[OSM-talk] House numbers... One more suggestion

Karl Newman siliconfiend at gmail.com
Tue Jul 29 18:47:57 BST 2008

On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 10:27 AM, Jochen Topf <jochen at remote.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 10:16:33AM -0700, Karl Newman wrote:
> > To be clear, I don't have a problem with tagging the actual location of
> the
> > house or building. I think it's unnecessary, but the problem I have with
> the
> > scheme is that it doesn't definitively link the node with the way (what's
> a
> > house number without an associated street?) My suggestion (the third on
> that
> Thats why you should not only tag the building/node with the house
> number, but with the full address. Yes, there is some duplication of
> data, but its still easier than relations and doesn't break as easy.
> Jochen

I'm okay with data duplication. Could we do both, then--the Karlsruhe schema
where actual locations are tagged with full address, and a relation to
topologically link the house number with the closest node in the way?

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