[OSGeo-Discuss] Anyone interested in geocoding and routing?

Andrew Turner ajturner at highearthorbit.com
Thu Nov 6 05:41:17 PST 2008

Yes Jody - this has been the common observation that tends to derail
the discussion about even getting good toolsets out there. However, I
would say there is at least "good enough" data to start with to seed
and engine and once there is a need, the available data will get


On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 8:00 AM, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com> wrote:
> I always find data is the difficulty when starting a geocoder... am I
> missing something?
> You will find a good graph module in geotools with route finding etc.
> Jody
> Andrew Ross wrote:
>> Hi Everyone,
>>  A few of us have been talking and thought the timing might be right to
>> try and start projects to work on Geocoding and Routing. We're still
>> gathering information and checking to learn who's interested.
>>  If you are interested, please check out the following wiki's and add your
>> name in the section you are interested in.
>>  http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OpenGeocoder
>>  http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OpenRouter
>>  There are experts out there that are far more knowledgeable about
>> Geocoding and Routing than I am. To these good people: please feel empowered
>> to make modifications, provide feedback in whatever way you feel most
>> comfortable.
>>  Thanks,
>>  Andrew
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