[Imports] Community import of Flemish addresses, take 2
emacsen at gmail.com
Sun Dec 7 17:26:51 UTC 2014
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On Sun, Dec 7, 2014 at 10:19 AM, Sander Deryckere <sanderd17 at gmail.com> wrote:
> No comments?
> 2014-12-06 13:44 GMT+01:00 Sander Deryckere <sanderd17 at gmail.com>:
>> Hi all,
>> Last year, there was already an attempt to import addresses from the
>> Agiv CRAB database into OSM. But it got stuck on some problems.
>> So I decided to work out a completely new approach, make tools for it, and
>> document it.
>> All documentation about it can be found on the wiki:
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/AGIV_CRAB_Import and
>> I can't make it clear enough that this will be a slow, community import.
>> Where we allow mappers to get data from Agiv in a convenient format for
>> editing, but where local mappers are the final judge on how to map it in
>> The mapping process is made so that updating data is easy to do. This was
>> a neccesary step, since data changes continuously (about 1000 address
>> modifications per month).
>> But all info should be in the documentation, and I hope there are no
>> problems with it.
>> : Agiv: Agency for Geographical Information, Flanders
>> : CRAB: Central Register of Address Files
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