[OSM-talk] Nominatim on the main page
tom at compton.nu
Sun Feb 18 18:51:51 UTC 2018
On 18/02/18 18:40, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 12:31 PM, Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu
> <mailto:tom at compton.nu>> wrote:
> On 18/02/18 18:05, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 11:58 AM, Grant Slater
> <openstreetmap at firefishy.com
> <mailto:openstreetmap at firefishy.com>
> <mailto:openstreetmap at firefishy.com
> <mailto:openstreetmap at firefishy.com>>> wrote:
> How about someone in the community organises a Beauty
> Parade / Cross
> Comparison of different open OpenStreetMap GeoCoders?
> How about search against multiple geocoders instead of just
> Nominatim and GeoNames?
> We have all the infrastructure to do that if you have suggestions
> about other geocoders we could use.
> Not having tried it myself, I have heard positive things on Reddit and
> Telegram about Photon <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Photon>.
Sorry I probably wasn't very clear. I meant an actual service we could
direct queries to, not just come code.
I mean we probably could come up with hardware to run something else
but it would need somebody prepared to do the work of running it.
Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)
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