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

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Tue Apr 14 18:42:19 UTC 2015


If all you are doing on the spot is recording the house number, then what is the advantage to using Vespucci instead of a simpler tool?


On April 14, 2015 5:48:09 AM CDT, Simon Poole <simon at poole.ch> wrote:
> 
> 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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