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I was searching for a place and had one letter wrong. My search string was "willi brandt frankfurt" and it showed up no results, because the place is called "Willy-Brandt-Platz". A search with "willy brandt frankfurt" would have displayed the result. Would it be possible to implement a search function that is more tolerant to typographical errors ?

Keep up the good work ! Greetings, Bob

asked 22 Nov '13, 17:28

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closed 22 Nov '13, 19:14

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SimonPoole ♦


This is not a question.

Please submit bug reports and feature requests in the locations documented here http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nominatim/FAQ#How_should_I_report_problems.3F

(22 Nov '13, 19:13) SimonPoole ♦

@Bob_Becks: which website are you talking of? Simon's advice would only apply to http://www.openstreetmap.org (which uses Nominatim).

(22 Nov '13, 19:25) aseerel4c26 ♦

Ok, I opened a ticket on https://trac.openstreetmap.org/ticket/5039 I hope this was the right way to report. Thanks!

(23 Nov '13, 10:49) Bob_Becks

The question has been closed for the following reason "Not a question" by SimonPoole 22 Nov '13, 19:14

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