[OSM-talk] TIGER import : Was [OSM-dev] GRR!

Andy Robinson Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk
Wed Apr 12 12:40:51 BST 2006


Moved from dev to talk.

Ok, needs to be a distributed effort. 

Have started a wiki page on it.

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/TIGER

Andy


Andy Robinson
Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk 

>-----Original Message-----
>From: dev-bounces at openstreetmap.org [mailto:dev-bounces at openstreetmap.org]
>On Behalf Of Ben Gimpert
>Sent: 12 April 2006 12:06
>To: dev at openstreetmap.org
>Subject: Re: [OSM-dev] GRR!
>
>On Wed, Apr 12, 2006 at 11:49:28AM +0100, Andy Robinson wrote:
>> To save doing it more than once, would there be some benefit in a basic
>> analysis of a sample set of TIGER data so that if there is the ability to
>> map to tags it can be done at this stage?
>
>Good idea -- go for it.
>
>I'm out, since my eyes started bleeding the last time I tried groking
>the entirety of the TIGER specs.
>
>
>> >-----Original Message-----
>> >From: dev-bounces at openstreetmap.org [mailto:dev-
>bounces at openstreetmap.org]
>> >On Behalf Of Ben Gimpert
>> >Sent: 12 April 2006 11:34
>> >To: dev at openstreetmap.org
>> >Subject: Re: [OSM-dev] GRR!
>> >
>> >On Wed, Apr 12, 2006 at 11:00:50AM +0100, Tom Carden wrote:
>> >> Also, Ben - are you going to use tags etc in a way that would allow
>> >> people to make pretty maps using Osmarender
>> >> (http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Osmarender) etc.?
>> >
>> >Umm, the ways will have "name" and "from_zipcode" and "to_zipcode" tags
>> >but that's it.  I haven't had the masochism to figure out if there's
>> >even a notion of street "bigness" in the TIGER data.
>
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