[talk-ph] testing the address and street search in osmphgps garmin map
Eugene Alvin Villar
seav80 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 14:32:06 GMT 2011
I'm still not sure what kind of app you want to do.
Are you developing an app that will:
1. do geocoding and/or reverse geocoding using currently existing data
in the OSM database?
2. or help in increasing the geocoding-related data in the OSM database?
3. or both?
On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 10:20 AM, Noli Sicad <nsicad at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Maning,
>> Not yet, you can ignore the housenumber or input any number in the
>> textbox to go to the street search.
> OK. it is capable to search the house number, if there is a data.
> Is it separate entry for the number?
>> Your project looks good, how do you plan to integrate this dbase into
>> osm? AFAIK, there is an agreed code of conduct in OSM not to upload
>> any data in bulk by a single bot/user.
> I am planning to have a separate postgresql server, not use the OSM at
> the moment. I need help on this server. If I can not find a free
> server, I think I need to find a internet service provider with 24//7
> postgresql server.
> The postgresql server just need one database and one table i.e. Street
> Street (
> Place? <--------- for city and towns but I think no really
> Users?* <----- default - Juan dela Cruz :-), Anonymous
> * Good for statistics for contributors.
> The iphone app users will just input the StreetNo and StreetName. That it.
>> If this is the case you need
>> to provide a mechanism wherein your app users has their own OSM
>> account. Good luck!
> I think we don't want the users to get OSM accounts,less work for them
> the better. Just the just street number and street names are good
> However, we will find a mechanism how to integrate this latter on.
> Any other suggestions how can make this project going.
> I will register as Apple developer and have this as my first app :-).
> Regards, Noli
>> On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 8:47 AM, Noli Sicad <nsicad at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi Maning,
>>> Is POI for streetnames would be able to find / distinguish street
>>> number and street name?
>>> eg. 1 EDSA from 999 EDSA.
>>> The reason I am asking this, I am planning to develop iPhone app that
>>> acquires the location (lat/long) auto and StreetName (i.e. Street
>>> number + Street number) (-- i.e. only input by the users) and send to
>>> Postgresql server.
>>> It would be a FREE apps in Apple App Store.
>>> 1. Geocode Philippine Streets for OSMPHGP and others
>>> 2. Acquire Street Names for OSM-Ph.
>>> Android? Later on :-)
>>> 1. Route-Me for iOS (FOSS library)
>>> 2. PostgreSQL
>>> Anybody interested and like to help?
>>> On 2/14/11, maning sambale <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I am currently testing the street and address indexing for the garmin
>>>> map. This is a long time wanted feature for our garmin maps.
>>>> On the current map, newer models like nuvis cannot use the "Where to"
>>>>> "Address" option. This is possible for older models like etrex and
>>>> venture by compiling the map via Mapsource. As a workaround, we
>>>> converted the street as a POI in order to search for the streetnames.
>>>> Just today, I compiled a new map and its works! . There are a
>>>> couple of bugs though, but basically, you can now use the "Where to"
>>>>> "Address" to search for streets.
>>>> We need more tests before public distribution. If you want to test
>>>> please download the maps here:
>>>> for mapsource -
>>>> for mac roadtrip or basecamp -
>>>> Please report any problems so that we can isolate whether it is a data
>>>> or a compiler issue. Enjoy bug hunting!
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