[OSM-dev] implemented API for J2SE and J2ME (NameFinder Client API)

marcus.wolschon at googlemail.com marcus.wolschon at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 21 13:15:40 BST 2009

On Tue, 21 Apr 2009 14:09:30 +0200, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org>
> Hi,
>> Thing is: is there
>> anything we need that LDAP does not give us?
> Let me ask the other way round: What are the cool things that LDAP 
> *does* give us and where it saves us time compared to do something 
> ourselves?
> I believe that the major complexity in the name finder is that "real 
> language" user queries have to be matched to what is in the data base. 
> This means something like

I disagree with the "have to".
A new implementation can have a form
with inputs for country, city, ..., housenumber and an optional
select amenityNearby


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