[OSM-talk] (Easter?) TIGER Import

Ben Gimpert ben at somethingmodern.com
Wed Apr 19 13:47:01 BST 2006


Okay, I dropped the between-streets sleep to one second.  Let's see if
that picks up the pace.  Alaska is very, very not representative.


On Wed, Apr 19, 2006 at 01:38:33AM -0700, Mikel Maron wrote:
> 
> If I understand, a "complete chain" is a single street, so my estimate is off by a factor of 10 .. so over 1000 days for the upload! Can that be right? 
> 
> 1 road for ever about every 9 people .. that sounds like the US! ;)
> 
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: David Blasby <dblasby at openplans.org>
> Cc: talk at openstreetmap.org
> Sent: Monday, April 17, 2006 6:51:42 PM
> Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] (Easter?) TIGER Import
> 
> 
> >I can help by asking how many streets in Tiger? ;)
> >
> >Have no real idea what this number might be. Say there's 1 US street for every 100 people, so about 3 million streets. At 3 second per street, it's just over 100 days .. which actually pretty reasonable .. though completely unreliable ;)
> >  
> >
> I just finished loading TIGER 2005fe and found that there were 
> 35,809,110 road segments ("complete chains").
> 
> dave
> ps.
> http://docs.codehaus.org/display/GEOSDOC/Loading+TIGER+data
> 
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