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Is anyone here using navteq data for a GIS app?

I'd like to work with navteq data and using mapnik-tilecache as a WMS server. The reason is, I use OSM data as well on my other server. And as the two servers need to be interchangeable I have to stick to one software technology.

Importing the .shp files in a PostGIS DB and adjust the .xml config file for the mapnik render engine seems to be the right strategy. Has anyone another idea, or can confirm this route?

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That would be how I would do it. If it looks difficult to correlate OSM tags directly to Navteq fields, you may be better off creating a new Mapnik .xml. However, editing the match rules of the existing one would make it easier to make maps that look (stylistically) almost the same.

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