[Talk-us] Address improvement through imports?

Martijn van Exel m at rtijn.org
Wed Nov 2 03:50:21 GMT 2011

Another thing that impedes progress for address mapping is the fact
that the house numbers appear on the map so indiscriminately. In rural
areas or other places where address points are far apart, that's
helpful, but I think this map is way too cluttered:
. I know, I know, don't map for the renderer, so don't not map for the
renderer either, but the renderer can be improved too.

Is there a way for mapnik to only render features of a certain class
if there's not more than a certain density of them?

On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 9:38 PM, Nathan Mills <nathan at nwacg.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Nov 2011 19:40:27 -0500, Toby Murray wrote:
>> It is also data that is time consuming and, for a lot of people,
>> boring to collect and enter. If you're mapping a shop or restaurant
>> that you are visiting it's one thing to add in a couple of addr:* tags
>> but to get truly good coverage including residential areas is much,
>> much harder.
> Capturing individual points is rather tedious, but I've had pretty good luck
> getting myself to write down start/end addresses for each side of a street
> I'm driving and do interpolation. With a better camera solution, it wouldn't
> be too hard to do points, but I haven't come up with something that's easy,
> has good resolution, and has good automatic exposure. And small.
> _______________________________________________
> Talk-us mailing list
> Talk-us at openstreetmap.org
> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us

martijn van exel
geospatial omnivore
1109 1st ave #2
salt lake city, ut 84103

More information about the Talk-us mailing list