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OpenStreetMap project completes import of United States TIGER data

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 35.9.55.67] on January 24, 2008 01:13 PM
>sigh< "Quad-tiles" better known as quadtrees have been used to represent geographical data..let's see.. the first time I heard of them in that context was about 20yrs ago. For open source project workers to become aware of the 'prior art' in the application domain seems like a useful thing to do prior to charging off and spending a lot of time and effort re-discovering what's already known.

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