[Imports-us] County Road name expansion

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Wed Jun 11 20:31:49 UTC 2014


On 6/11/14 4:20 PM, Eric Jiang wrote:
> My questions are:
>
> 1) Was this simply an oversight in the original import and expansion?
the original import didn't do any expansion.
there were two bots run for expansion, one west of the mississippi and
a much later one east of the mississippi. there were a lot of constraints
on the expansion bots because there is a lot of potential for screwing
things up. it looks like  you've found a case that the expansion bots didn't
handle. i wouldn't consider this an error, but a natural consequence
of conservatism in bot design.

> 2) Would this be a good candidate for bot fixup? It seems like a regex
> wouldn't be so hard.
expansion bots are pretty hard to get right. the second bot was Serge W's
and there was a lot of discussion and code review before he finally let it
loose.

richard

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