[Talk-us] Address improvement through imports?

Mike N niceman at att.net
Wed Nov 2 01:16:35 GMT 2011


On 11/1/2011 7:14 PM, Martijn van Exel wrote:
> But let's discuss: are
> address imports useful (I say yes, for geocoding and routing they're
> indispensable), necessary (I say yes, potential OSM data users will
> want to be able to do these things) and feasible (I say yes, if
> there's local mappers to oversee it)?

  I would agree - yes, yes, and yes if the data quality is good enough. 
   TIGER is not of sufficient quality or precision to import - it is 
obfuscated to comply with privacy laws, but could be used by an external 
geocoder to get to the general vicinity.



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