[OSM-dev] OSM/US & TIGER (was NetSquared ominationN)

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Tue Apr 24 12:58:12 BST 2007


On 23 Apr 2007, at 20:46, Don Smith wrote:

> Right,
> I understand that these guys will tell me about how they technically
> changed the data, my concern is what kind of data osm wants to store,
> and what decisions the people running osm want to make about the data?

Hi Don

I've been a bit stretched with things so I haven't been paying super
attention to TIGER import stuff. From my point of view OSM wants to  
store
what you want to store :)

> Is the right answer to store street numbers for both sides? or is  
> it to
> just go with what's there and take the lowest from either side and the
> highest from either side and lose data. Am I even correct about how  
> osm
> stores data? The community seems to make decisions about what data is
> stored, and being a junior member of the community I'm just asking  
> what
> other people think about the data, not technical issues.

There is a process for deciding keys, yes. I think andys reply goes  
in to that.ip code for a line.

have fun,

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