[talk-ph] bulk editing address info in POIs

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Fri Aug 14 02:34:33 BST 2009


To correct myself:
> I am not against ditching the is_in tag,
I am not in favor of ditching the is_in tag

On 8/14/09, maning sambale <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I don't favor using addr:city, addr:village, is_in to specify where a POI
>> is. Here are the cons:
>>
>> 1. Duplication of info with admin borders (and potential mismatch issues)
>
> I agree, my previous address edits includes only housenumbers and
> associated street. And then I added the admin_level polygon hoping
> this can be used to support addressing.
>
> I am not against ditching the is_in tag, I'm just thinking of ways I
> can streamline my workflow.
>
>> 1. POIs are easier to filter by place than the alternative which is to do
>> bounding polygon calculation, which is more computationally intensive.
>> This
>> calculation can be mitigated somewhat by doing pre-processing of the data
>> just before the data will be used (e.g., as an additional step to making
>> Garmin maps.)
>
> Explicitly defining address within the POI node (via addr:*) is always
> better than interpolation.
>
>
>> Regardless, addr:street is essential since this is very hard to infer
>> from
>> the data without it.
> My problem with this one is whether to use addr:street or via
> associatedStreet relation.
> As always in OSM, there are at least 2 ways to do things. :)
>
>>
>> Anybody else have other thoughts?
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 10:37 AM, maning sambale
>> <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
>>> wrote:
>>
>>> In my mapping area, I have already added a fairly accurate admin_level
>>> boundaries.  I want to use it to update address info of POIs.  I need
>>> advice in doing:
>>> 1. Extract POI nodes (shop, amenity) in a separate osm file.
>>> 2. Extract boundary areas in another OSM file.
>>> 3. Add addr:city, addr:village to POI nodes within the boundary polygon.
>>>
>>> Any ideas?  This way, the only manual work would be adding
>>> addr:housenumber and addr:street.
>>>
>>> --
>>> cheers,
>>> maning
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>
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> cheers,
> maning
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maning
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