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> On 12. Aug 2018, at 01:40, Simon Poole <> wrote:
> People seem to be looking more for unique ids for their dwellings than 
> something that is dependent on a relatively fine grained location/coordinate 
> value, of which you may have multiple for one house. We know this works, it 
> is still a very common system in alpine regions in Europe.

It depends a lot on the details and setting, in Venice, to give an example with 
a dense urban setting, building entrances are numbered with 4digits, unique 
within their “sestiere” (literally not quarter but sixth), and it doesn’t work 
well for finding a place (unless you use a map which has all the numbers). For 
a quick impression:


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