[Talk-us] US Hydrographic Data

Ian Dees ian.dees at gmail.com
Thu May 1 20:17:27 BST 2008

I'm 80 minutes away from finishing an import in this area:


I'll probably have to "fill in the holes" for islands and maybe slice up the
extra-long ways (both are TODOs on Matthew's python script I think).

On Thu, May 1, 2008 at 2:13 PM, Dave Hansen <dave at sr71.net> wrote:

> On Thu, 2008-05-01 at 13:54 -0500, Ian Dees wrote:
> > I should be receiving the DVDs tomorrow or Saturday. Dave, what were
> > your experiences importing the TIGER data? How should we proceed
> > importing this data?
> So, step one is to post some of the data in .osm format, or maybe even
> upload a wee bit of it so people can review it.
> Then give people a bit of time to look at it and ensure that they think
> it is tagged properly and up to OSM standards.
> Once you're ready for the bulk upload, copy the data up to
> dev.openstreetmap.org and run the upload from there.  In my experience,
> it is ~20x faster from dev than doing it from anywhere else.  I'd be
> happy to perform this part if no one else has a dev account.
> -- Dave
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