[OSM-talk] AND donate entire street network of Netherlands to OSM

Alex S. maps at swavely.com
Thu Jul 5 03:33:37 BST 2007

Frederik Ramm wrote:
> I read the rest of the message with mixed feelings. A full road  
> network for the US has been available for ages and we haven't been  
> able to import it properly yet; we haven't even talked a lot about  
> it, the TIGER import has always been a niche thing that few people  
> were very excited about. Why then should I get all excited about data  
> from the Netherlands? I'll praise it when I see it in the database.

However, the differences are noteworthy - specifically that the TIGER 
data is broken and incomplete, thereby making the data conversion a 
technical nightmare.  Presumably, the AND data is more complete.

More information about the talk mailing list