Hi there.

I've got a couple of examples now where I think I've tagged things correctly; but the rendered view on osm.org is so weird it's made me wonder. Am I doing it wrong; or is the renderer doing something unhelpful?

There's a new housing development - Walter Hancock Court, the entire building is at 1 McGrath Road. It has 26 flats. So I've tagged each flat with a node as follows:

  • addr:flats=14 (etc.)
  • addr:housename=Walter Hancock Court
  • addr:housenumber=1
  • addr:street=McGrath Road
  • entrance=home

(See changeset https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/67097020 )

But osm.org shows all the entrances as "1 Walter Hancock Court". There's another example nearby at Granite Apartments, where all of the 100+ apartments render as 39 Granite Apartments. 39 is the housenumber of the entire block. (see https://osm.org/go/0EEQVYTyt?m=&changeset=67097020 )

Should I be tagging these differently, or reporting an issue to the mapnik maintainers?

asked 11 Feb '19, 11:48

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edited 11 Feb '19, 11:50

The default style on OSM.org is called OSM Carto, Mapnik is just an engine this (and some other) style uses.

The problem you have just described has a separate ticket in OSM Carto bug tracker, if you need to discuss it further, please do it there:


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answered 12 Feb '19, 00:15

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edited 12 Feb '19, 00:31

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