[Talk-us] TIGER Addressing Import
dave at sr71.net
Sat Oct 3 17:27:32 BST 2009
On Sun, 2009-10-04 at 02:24 +1000, John Smith wrote:
> 2009/10/4 Dave Hansen <dave at sr71.net>:
> > Is this the most up to date way of keeping addresses?
> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/House_numbers/Karlsruhe_Schema
> > Well, I have some perl code that will parse the 2007/2008 TIGER data
> > files. My goal is to get the addresses imported into OSM this time
> > around. Here's some ugly sample output of what I have now.
> > http://sr71.net/~dave/osm/tiger/sherman.osm
> > I don't need any suggestions on it, I just wanted to show people what I
> > have so far.
> > Issues:
> > * I currently have the way combination code turned off. This means that
> > OSM ways are represented 1:1 with the TIGER TLIDs.
> > * Some multi-segment TIGER roads have only a single address range.
> > Do we create segments for each road segment and evenly divide the
> > addresses? Or, do we draw a single address segment going from the
> > first to last node?
> > And, yes, I saw the 2009 data come out. I'll make sure my code works
> > with it.
> Wouldn't these questions be better going to the import mailing list?
There's an imports list? ;)
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