[OSM-dev] Data source for robot

Ian Dees ian.dees at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 14:55:32 BST 2010


On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 8:49 AM, Peter Budny <peterb at gatech.edu> wrote:

> Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> writes:
>
> > But if, as I suspect, your plan was merely to collect everything
> > tagged ref=<something> and then stuff that into a route relation
> > called <something>, that's not an added value in my book.
>
> In most cases, these ref=* tags don't exist yet.  If we suppose that
> it's decided to forget the relations and rely on ref=* tags for
> identifying roads as part of a network, I could just as easily shift the
> focus to creating the ref=* tags instead.


How do you plan on determining what ref tags should be applied to a OSM way
and/or relation? Are you assuming that some key exists in the OSM data that
will allow you to reference into the TIGER data? Are you doing spatial
conflation to match TIGER data with OSM data?
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