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If I search for address and instead of Churchmans Road I write Churchmans Rd, will OSM find it?

asked 06 Mar '15, 13:29

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edited 06 Mar '15, 15:03

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It should, go ahead and try. See this list of supported abbreviations.

Note that OSM data itself should be unabbreviated, as it is much easyer for computers to abbreviate than to (correctly) expand.

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answered 06 Mar '15, 14:16

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I can't try, as it doesn't find needed address. I committed my changes. Waiting their appearance to check my assumption.

(06 Mar '15, 14:22) Chiz
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You also use Nominatim's own search box to try and understand what is happening:

http://nominatim.openstreetmap.org/search.php?q=churchmans+rd

(06 Mar '15, 14:45) SomeoneElse ♦
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