[Talk-us] Remapping is good

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Tue Jan 31 22:00:43 GMT 2012

On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 1:41 PM, John F. Eldredge <john at jfeldredge.com>wrote:

> Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> All mappers make some errors, whether you are talking about the mappers
> who originally created the data found in TIGER, OSM mappers, or even Google
> Maps.  I found a case in Google Maps the other day where, if you searched
> for a certain street address, it would point you to a location that was on
> the correct street, but a couple of miles from the correct location.
Oh, Google's next to useless outside urban areas in the midwest.  It's only
able to identify one location I lived in Oklahoma as "approximate" where
it's approximation and reality differ by nearly two miles, and misses
similarly rural addresses by up to 10 miles.
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