[OSM-talk] Suggestion for an Unconference

David Murn davey at incanberra.com.au
Sat Nov 27 00:24:17 GMT 2010


On Fri, 2010-11-26 at 22:25 +0000, Ed Avis wrote:
> SteveC <steve <at> asklater.com> writes:
>  
> >Speaking personally about what large orgs and what they want, I think it's
> >pretty simple. Have a look at commercial data and OSM and do a diff, what are
> >the main things missing?  Addressing for geocoding and turn restrictions for
> >routing.
> 
> For addressing, I guess it is usually sufficient to have a street name - the
> exact addr:housenumber stuff is not needed I assume?

Just to make things more fun, in Australia rural numbers are changing,
from a mailbox number, to a number which when multiplied by 10 gives the
distance from the start of the road.  For example, if you live at 2638
Smith Rd, the driveway location is 26,380m from the start of the road.

David




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