[Talk-GB] Address information in MapDust bugs

Chris Hill osm at raggedred.net
Thu Feb 24 15:15:32 GMT 2011


On 24/02/11 13:14, Jerry Clough : SK53 on OSM wrote:
> Recently, I have noticed a number of MapDust bugs which contain a 
> postcode sector and, apparently, a range of housenumbers (e.g., 
> Southdale Dr 40-98, NG4 1, GB for 
> http://www.mapdust.com/detail/142061). There is no postcode or address 
> information at this locality in OSM.
>
> I presume that it is coming from another source, and am concerned that 
> this source may not be compatible with the OSM. I am not using such 
> data, but it might be become another reason, along with excessive 
> noise, for not persevering with MapDust.
I've seen this in a couple of MapDust user comments too. Something along 
the lines of '... map says no 7 is here, it is at the other end of the 
street'. I wondered where the address info came from too.

-- 
Cheers, Chris
user: chillly




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