Creating an Addresslocator for Germany it was found that there are problems when using addresses as reference data which have an "&"-sign in the streetname e. g. "Orenstein-&-Koppel-Straße" . It was not possible to add such an address when creating an addresslocator (all addresses with "&" in the reference data were ignored during creation of the address locator).
Moreover the use of "&" in requests to an Addresslocator has the effect that no answer is created (for example when you search addresses with the only modification that you put an "&" in the street name, e. g. "Südwest&park" instead of correct "Südwestpark" for street name) . Even when you would succeed to put an address with "&" in an adresslocator this address will never become a result as every request with "&" in the street name will not have a result.
This problem is most likely only applicable to German Addresslocators with country specifc Addresslocator styles.
What is the difference to other Addresslocator Styles in for other countries?