[OSM-dev] Data source for robot

Apollinaris Schoell aschoell at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 18:27:41 BST 2010

On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 7:41 AM, Peter Budny <peterb at gatech.edu> wrote:

> Andy Allan <gravitystorm at gmail.com> writes:
> > Also, I'd advise you to leave TIGER data to one side. A very high
> > percentage of major roads in OSM in the US have been edited, many
> > multiple times
> What about the minor roads?  State Roads are exactly the ones that
> aren't major, and there are a lot of them.  Most states have at least
> several hundred, and a few like Kentucky and Texas have more than 6000.
> That's a /minimum/ estimate of 20,000 roads, most of which haven't been
> touched because they're in rural areas.

if they haven't been touched what is the advantage to touch them by a bot or
other automatic edits? obviously they are either good enough in there
current status or no one cares about it. there is 0 benefit in automatic
edits. taking original tiger 2010 data  will be the much better choice for
any application

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