[mkgmap-dev] Generating location bounds info from shape file?From aighes osm at aighes.de on Thu Jan 12 20:26:37 GMT 2012
Hi, this would be the best solution for all. If you are not able to write a converter ask others. There is so much knowledge in the community, that this shouldn't be a huge problem. Henning Am 12.01.2012 21:13, schrieb GerdP: > 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.
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