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[mkgmap-dev] Search for address

From Marco Certelli marco_certelli at yahoo.it on Sat Jun 13 12:09:40 BST 2009

--- Sab 13/6/09, Mark Burton <markb at ordern.com> ha scritto:

> Da: Mark Burton <markb at ordern.com>
> Oggetto: Re: [mkgmap-dev] Search for address
> A: mkgmap-dev at lists.mkgmap.org.uk
> Data: Sabato 13 giugno 2009, 11:00
> Hi Marco,
> > How can I make a map that is serchable for addresses?
> Is there a specific tagging in OSM to make search working
> (the search for address in Italy in my nuvi 255 always find
> "no address match").
> By default, maps are generated with as much address info as
> we know
> how to encode.
> It's far from perfect and how well it works depends on
> which gps you
> have. 

I just wonder if there is an OSM tagging scheme for ways that is better to use for coding of address search info. Can you show me a city or an area where the address search works? Or an OSM file example?


> > And what about street numbers: is it supported in any
> way?
> No, street numbers are not yet supported as we don't know
> how to encode
> them.
> Cheers,
> Mark
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