[Imports] 21M SimpleGEO CC0 POIs

Jaime Crespo jynus at jynus.com
Wed Aug 10 15:06:31 BST 2011


2011/8/10 Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com>:
> I've been poking through the data and wrote a quick JOSM plugin a while back
> when SimpleGeo's API was free to query the view's bbox and discovered that
> there's a LOT of places but quite a few of them are old or misplaced.
> Basically, it won't be very helpful to import wholesale, but since it has
> phone numbers and addresses it might be useful to use as an overlay in the
> editors to bring in extra information for existing OSM data. You could also

Yes, that is exactly what I was thinking: that the most valuable info
from these POIs was for addresses/postcodes when there was no previous
data.

-- 
Jaime Crespo



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