[OSM-talk] Launching OpenAddresses

Clifford Snow clifford at snowandsnow.us
Wed Mar 26 23:49:36 UTC 2014


On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 4:24 PM, Johan C <osmned at gmail.com> wrote:

> Open data initiatives will help in acquiring address data: for  example by
> July 2015 close to 200 million addresses in the EU will be available for
> OSM because of a change in the national laws. For me having addresses and
> building outlines within the OSM database is the number one option because
> of the conflation process to get the data in. Having this data in will make
> it a lot easier for mappers to check the address data, set entrances to
> buildings and to add POI's. OpenAdresses can be a second best option, for
> example in cases where the quality of public address data is too low for
> importing.


+1


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