[Tagging] POIs

Janko Mihelić janjko at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 14:37:08 GMT 2012


How would you connect POIs that have no address?
Janko

2012/12/7 ael <law_ence.dev at ntlworld.com>

> On Thu, Dec 06, 2012 at 03:19:42PM -0800, Dave Sutter wrote:
> > This may be a radical suggestion for OSM but I think POIs should be
> > removed from the map database and put in an external database. Each
> > POI should have an address and the address is used to match the POI to
> > the map.
>
> Should this be a new thread? But anyway:-
>
> Would this not be a significant complication for standalone satnavs
> using, say, navit?
>
> A large proportion of POIs are very relevant in that context, so
> presumably a new mechanism for generating maps involving at least two
> distinct data bases would be required?
>
> ael
>
>
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