[Imports] [Imports-us] Completion of King County Address Import

Jason Remillard remillard.jason at gmail.com
Sun Jan 12 18:31:38 UTC 2014

Hi Clifford,

> Building outlines will not be included this time. The original Seattle
> Import merged address nodes with the building outlines. When the building is
> torn down mappers are removing the outline and but not saving the address
> information. Often this address information is reused. Without tools to
> retain the address node, we feel that it is better to not merge the outline
> with an address.

It seems like an overreaction over a simple mapping mistake? If you
don't have the buildings, then importing addressees as points is fine.
But if you have the buildings, I think the consensus has been to merge
them in.


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