[Talk-us] Am I doing this right? Houses w/ addresses

Simon Poole simon at poole.ch
Tue Apr 14 10:48:09 UTC 2015


Long press. press, press ... typically less than 5 seconds (depending on
the situation I might not even stop walking).

Simon

Am 14.04.2015 um 01:32 schrieb John F. Eldredge:
> That depends, in part, on how long you want to stand there pecking away
> at your device, and how suspicious folks are likely to become if you
> stand in front of each building for up to several minutes before moving on.
> 
> 
> On April 13, 2015 4:02:24 AM CDT, Simon Poole <simon at poole.ch> wrote:
> 
> 
>     IMHO if you are actually entering stuff in to a mobile device, you may
>     as well use vespucci and just do it properly the first time. But hten
>     I'm biased.
> 
>     Simon
> 
>     Am 12.04.2015 um 18:50 schrieb Greg Morgan:
> 
> 
> 
>         On Sat, Apr 11, 2015 at 6:35 PM, Harald Kliems <kliems at gmail.com
>         <mailto:kliems at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>         In areas with detached houses, the Android app Keypadmapper has
>         worked pretty well for me. Once house numbers get too dense (worst
>         case: Montreal, where each apartment in a duplex or triplex will
>         have it's own house number) it starts getting tricky assigning the
>         number to the correct building. And yeah, Mapillary imagery can
>         definitely be useful for address data.
> 
> 
>         Keypad mapper is wonderful because you are not as conspicuous
>         when using
>         pen and paper. I've tried using ranges were I drop the leading two
>         digits while entering five digit numbers. There's a bunch of post
>         processing when you actually enter the data. With any technique
>         that I
>         use, I always feel like Billy in the family circus. It is
>         amazing where
>         people put addresses. Commercial buildings can be the worst case
>         to try
>         and find the number.
> 
>         http://familycircus.com/comics/april-5-2015/
> 
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