[Imports] Belgium address import

Sander Deryckere sanderd17 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 6 14:15:42 UTC 2014

Only the nodes are given as free data. No building contours or no parcel

It's to empower businesses to have more exact data on their customers (so
they can query near potential customers, or map/ correct addresses in their
databases), in which case the coordinates are considered enough. It's not
primarily meant to empower the making of general maps.

2014-10-06 13:58 GMT+02:00 Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>:

> 2014-10-06 13:49 GMT+02:00 Sander Deryckere <sanderd17 at gmail.com>:
>> From what I see, the address nodes are in the exact centre of the
>> parcels. This is often not on a building, or near the entrance, but the
>> precision of the parcel boundaries (and thus the precision of those nodes)
>> is way higher than any OSM data, though for us it's a bit a useless
>> position and needs to be interpreted by humans.
>  are there only nodes in the original dataset or also ways with address
> information? If the latter was the case I'd put them as polygons into OSM.
> cheers,
> Martin
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