[OSM-talk] SteveC should decide

Gervase Markham gerv-gmane at gerv.net
Tue Oct 6 17:50:12 BST 2009

On 06/10/09 05:37, John Smith wrote:
> It sounds like he made it to see which roads needed surveying to
> acquire their name, however I'm still confused why people use
> noname=yes when the street does have a name but not a street sign, as
> I posted before there is actually a few streets near here on the golf
> course which really aren't named, the buildings a just unit numbers.

If you know the street has a name but there's no sign, remove the noname 
tag and put the name in :-)

> Anything without a street sign should be reported to someone in local
> government, they may not be aware that their sign has been
> damaged/destroyed, and to ask them for the name, there is 2 streets
> with vandalised signs I keep meaning to annoy council about here.

That seems like a fairly European-city-centric view to me. There are 
loads of unnamed roads across rural England, across Europe, and in other 
countries around the world. And not all of them are such because their 
sign has been vandalised.

Or have I missed your point?


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