[OSM-talk] Tiger 2007 Data
gravitystorm at gmail.com
Tue Oct 21 10:44:32 BST 2008
On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 9:44 PM, vegard <vegard at engen.priv.no> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 12:27:27PM -0700, Dave Hansen wrote:
>> On Mon, 2008-10-20 at 09:43 +0200, vegard wrote:
>> > I see it like this: What could be very useful to have, is a mapping
>> > between tiger data (old set) and OSM data. It could be to late for this
>> > round, but an external_id:tiger = XXXX that you'd *never* remove, is a
>> > good thing. That'll help when updating.
>> Umm. We have this. It's called a tlid, and it's already in the data
>> set. When TIGER objects got combined into a single OSM object, I
>> preserved this tag. I *also* submitted patches to JOSM to preserve this
>> tag when merging points and ways.
> Good! I swear, I did mean to write "you might already have this,
It would have taken two minutes to check.
> Well, rest of conversion depends: Is there a (relatively) easy way to do a diff
> between the old set and the new set? It'd be good to know what is the
> changes introduced by the new set. The size/amount of those changes will
> decide the strategy for rest, no?
These are simple questions that everyone knows need asking - maybe you
could do some research and come back with the answers?
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