[postgis-devel] PSC Vote: Bringing PAGC address standardizer into the PostGIS code base

Sandro Santilli strk at keybit.net
Tue Jun 10 02:33:07 PDT 2014

I've no objections to host PAGC address standardizer in the extra/
subdir of PostGIS code base, if its maintainer (Steve?) finds that



On Fri, Jun 06, 2014 at 11:19:42PM -0400, Paragon Corporation wrote:
> A while back Steve Woodbridge  segmented out the address standardizer logic
> that is used in PAGC geocoder so that it works in PostgreSQL.  This many
> postgis tiger geocoder users have been using for address standardizing
> (instead of the clunky normalizer one packaged with postgis tiger geocoder).
> It's gotten a bit confusing where to turn to since the code base of that is
> separate and when people have bugs about it they post to PostGIS ticket
> tracker.
> Eventually I'd like to work with Steve to make a next generation geocoder
> that uses this standardizer that would be packaged with PostGIS.
> Although we can argue the address standardizer can stand on its own, I think
> most people using it use it with PostGIS and generally as part of the
> geocoding process.   It would make packaging it by package maintainers and
> standardizing on its use a lot easier (which is one of the things Linux
> folks have complained about that its not already available when they install
> PostGIS from repo).
> I've documented the request here:
> http://trac.osgeo.org/postgis/ticket/2387
> Are all people (PSC in particular) okay with this or are their concerns.
> Of course this means we also need to give Steve commit rights to our code
> base.
> Thanks,
> Regina
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