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[mkgmap-dev] Different POI with same name

From aighes osm at aighes.de on Fri Feb 17 12:33:58 GMT 2012

Am 17.02.2012 06:35, schrieb Thorsten Kukuk:
> 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?
This should be a fault in the osm-data and should be fixed there.


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