[Tagging] POI data and Addresses on areas - Was: addresses on buildings

Jarek PiĆ³rkowski jarek at piorkowski.ca
Sun Jan 12 16:21:49 UTC 2020


On Sun, 12 Jan 2020 at 06:38, Florian Lohoff <f at zz.de> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 10, 2020 at 09:39:44PM -0500, Jarek PiĆ³rkowski wrote:
> > I was thinking about this whole thing earlier. Caution, wall of text.
> >
> > At the risk of being philosophical, what is an address exactly?
> >
> > Our wiki doesn't specify which address we're talking about:
>
> Thats not the issue i am trying to solve. I am trying to solve the
> issue
>
> -> I want to go to point A - How do i get there and where is my
>    best point to stop with a given mode of transport e.g. Car.
>
> If my destination point A is defined by an address or a POI or
> whatever - i dont care.
>
> And this is not solvable without mapper input as a huge area like
> an Airport can not be mapped to a single "best point" on the
> routable network.
>
> And there are tons of "corner cases" which make this impossible.
> In case of my example - there is confusing from which Street
> a House is reachable by Car.

So... waypoints, then?

Whether for an address or a POI.

--Jarek



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