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[mkgmap-dev] Different POI with same name

From Thorsten Kukuk kukuk at suse.de on Fri Feb 17 05:35:35 GMT 2012

On Thu, Feb 16, Steve Ratcliffe wrote:

> Hi
>> I found out that this is always the case if there are two or more
>> POIs with the same name in one city. Amsterdam has two POIs with
>> the same name: the city (place=city) and a hotel (tourism=hotel).
>> Apeldoorn had even three POIs. Needless to say, that you can find
>> with the City Navigator Europe V8 (yes, already quite some years old)
>> all POIs.
> All POI names are de-duplicated so that there is only one per map and 
> region.
> Not really sure what the point of that was as in almost all cases I would 
> expect that two POI's are different even if they have the same name, unlike 
> the situation with roads.

Could that be a try to solve the problem with duplicate POIs if
you have one POI generated from a node and one from an area?

> Attached patch removes this behaviour and allows all POIs to be found.

Thanks, I will try test that now.


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