[Talk-us] Address improvement through imports?
osm at inbox.org
Wed Nov 2 16:23:32 GMT 2011
On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 12:19 PM, Martijn van Exel <m at rtijn.org> wrote:
> I'm all for not importing data where there's existing data people can
> use, but in the case of TIGER addresses you could actually make a
> point for importing: OSM could be a platform for improving that
> address data (like it should be for the GNIS points). 'All we need' is
> a suitable microtasking platform.
I can't speak for other locations, but here in Florida there is much
better address information available from the counties than that
available from TIGER. So if you're going to build a suitable
"microtasking" platform for Florida, use the county data, not TIGER
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