Proposed features/left name (2)

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See Proposed features/right left which is more active and more generic than this early proposal.


left_name
Status: Abandoned (inactive)
Proposed by: Patou
Tagging: left_name=*
Applies to: linear
Definition: for street with different name on the two sides
Drafted on:
Proposed on: 2008-05-22


Proposal

Rationale

There is some situations where the names of the two sides of a street are not the same. This often apply when a street is a boundary between two city. In this case name=name1;name2 is not a good solution as there is no way to know witch name belong to witch city.


Here is an example [1]

This as been discussed on the english mailing list [2].

Applies to

Linear.

Related to

Name.

Rendering

If tag "name" is set use it.

If tag "name" is unset use "left_name/right_name"

Tag

Tag Description
left_name=name1 Name of the left side of the road.
right_name=name2 Name of the right side of the road.

Usage

<tag k="left_name" v="Neville Terrace"/>
<tag k="right_name" v="Selwood Terrace">

Remarks

This tag has already some use (ex: Germany and UK)

- http://etricceline.de/osm/germany/tags.htm

    name_left x23
    name_right x54

- http://etricceline.de/osm/united-kingdom/tags.htm

    name_left x24
    name_right x23

Comments

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Opinion

Not for the moment.

Vote

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