[OSM-dev] ESRI article sent by a friend
Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.Net
Mon Jul 12 05:57:33 BST 2010
At 2010-07-10 14:55, John Smith wrote:
>On 11 July 2010 07:32, Thomas Emge <temge at esri.com> wrote:
> > ...
>Some like to think there is 2 types of importing, implopping is where
>people blindly upload data without checking what they are importing or
>what already exists,
...which is unacceptable in any area or type of data for which there may be
existing data in OSM. A good example was the import of the EPA superfund
data, which was poorly geo-referenced, not discussed with other users,
woefully incomplete (for some unknown reason), and duplicative of existing
data. It was eventually reverted.
Alan Mintz <Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.net>
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