[Talk-us] Updating unchanged TIGER imports to TIGER 2013

Eric Fischer enf at pobox.com
Wed Mar 13 01:36:13 UTC 2013

That sounds like a good idea to me. I want to be careful not to break


On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 6:34 PM, Richard Welty <rwelty at averillpark.net>wrote:

> On 3/12/13 9:32 PM, Eric Fischer wrote:
>> Thanks for the helpful comments. At least anecdotally, I think I have
>> actually seen the TIGER merge lead to more anomalies in gridded areas than
>> in hills, maybe because people feel more comfortable making minor edits to
>> mostly-regular grids.
>> I completely agree that any new ways imported from TIGER will have to be
>> reviewed manually, if for no other reason because they generally don't
>> connect to any existing node.
>> I am intending to produce the additions and adjustments as separate .osc
>> files that can be examined for correctness in JOSM before being applied.
>> Would people generally be comfortable with accepting node relocations that
>> don't cause any ways to overlap themselves without extensive manual
>> review,
>> and only carefully reviewing additions?
>>  i think the best approach is to manually review early ones to develop
> some
> comfort level with the non-overlapping case.
> richard
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