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[mkgmap-dev] Address search and index.

From Henning Scholland osm at aighes.de on Mon Feb 14 09:09:22 GMT 2011


Am 13.02.2011 23:52, schrieb Steve Ratcliffe:
> There is a big problem with address search with poor and inconsistent map data.  With my map of England I get the choice of four different variations on the name of the country to choose from. One must be chosen and doing so means that you can only find streets that have that particular country name.
> Now there is no way for me to know since after all everything is really in the same country.
> So to make address search really useful the country names have to be cleaned up, (other countries may be in a better state).
> Does anyone have any good ideas about this?
> ..Steve

Do you think, it's an osm-data-problem? Then it would be very helpful, 
to explain, which tags are involved and causes the faults. Is it is_in, 
addr:country or which tags did mkgmap use therefor?

If there are faults in the data, they should be fixed.

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