[OSM-talk] Open Location Code should we support it?
jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 12 00:47:45 UTC 2016
>I'm saying that OLC is just one of many methods, and it is simply a
conversion of the already stored latitude and longitude. The interface
tools are the only element that needs to support any of these
conversions. Nothing needs to be stored in the database.
Agreed but you do need to be able to see where it is hence the suggestion
that Nomination could support it.
On 11 July 2016 at 20:31, Lester Caine <lester at lsces.co.uk> wrote:
> On 11/07/16 20:58, john whelan wrote:
> > In Canada suite 201 would be understood to be 2nd floor suite 1 of the
> > building. Where did the name of the building come into it?
> Sub-building element of any addressing scheme. BUT OLC specifically
> excludes adding something like that ... unless they have changed the
> spec again?
> > Do you have
> > a suggestion for Africa that is less than a very long string of latitude
> > and longitude remembering that any encoding system would need to be
> > understood by both the person creating it and the person using it?
> > Are you saying there is a better solution for encoding the co-ordinates?
> I'm saying that OLC is just one of many methods, and it is simply a
> conversion of the already stored latitude and longitude. The interface
> tools are the only element that needs to support any of these
> conversions. Nothing needs to be stored in the database.
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