[Imports] Value of imports in general

Tom Taylor tom.taylor.stds at gmail.com
Fri Feb 7 14:18:47 UTC 2014


On 07/02/2014 8:44 AM, Serge Wroclawski wrote:
> All,
>
...

>
> It's also important to know that, as far as I know, we've never, not once
> in the history of OSM, had a successful update of an import. The fact that
> we've never been able to update an import always gives me pause. The claim
> that "we'll figure it out later" has never rung true to me, and so we must
> heed the warnings of the past.
>
...
I believe in Canada we have had a series of successful imports from the 
Canvec national database. OTOH I've had to delete hundreds of duplicate 
address interpolations in the Ottawa area because no attention was paid 
to this part.

Tom Taylor



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