[OSM-talk] Launching OpenAddresses

sabas88 sabas88 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 06:31:57 UTC 2014

2014-03-27 2:41 GMT+01:00 Alex Barth <alex at mapbox.com>:

> On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 7:24 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.
> What do you base those numbers on?
In Italy the national institute of statistics have been commissioned to
build the national cadastre of addresses and roads (they are publishing
with an open license since some time ago). It's a pity the addresses won't
be georeferenced to coordinates but to census unit, so no usefulness to

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