[mkgmap-dev] Generating location bounds info from shape file?From GerdP gpetermann_muenchen at hotmail.com on Thu Jan 12 20:13:22 GMT 2012
Hi Marko, I also don't know the format of the shape files, but it sounds to me as if one should code a converter program, so that the data can be put into OSM without much manual work. Gerd Marko Mäkelä wrote > > On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 06:55:35PM +0100, Gerd Petermann wrote: >>I am not sure about your goal. do you mean that you want to evaluate >>the data in the shape file by creating an *.img with it? > > I would like to import the equivalent of boundary=administrative > relations from shape file(s) to mkgmap, for generating the address > search index with accurate city or region boundaries. The > boundary=administrative data for Finland in OSM is incomplete, and it > would be quite a bit of work to import the recently freed official data > to OSM. > > I do not care that much if the boundaries are shown on the map. What I > mostly care about is that streets will be associated with the correct > region, city or suburb. > > In the long term, I think that the boundary data does belong to OSM. So, > if importing the boundaries in a different format is too complicated, I > guess we will have to bite the bullet and import them to OSM. > > Marko > _______________________________________________ > mkgmap-dev mailing list > mkgmap-dev at .org > http://www.mkgmap.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/mkgmap-dev > -- View this message in context: http://gis.638310.n2.nabble.com/Generating-location-bounds-info-from-shape-file-tp7179018p7181550.html Sent from the Mkgmap Development mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
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