[Talk-ca] CanVec-to-osm v0.9.5 now cooler than before
acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com
Fri Oct 23 11:01:54 BST 2009
The 16 tiles of the 040p area is now available.
Please update the google docs chart of your progress, so we all know whats
I see that's where Richard did a little uploading in the area, so it would
be best to coordinate with him on what tiles your working on, so no toe
stepping on :)
On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 5:23 AM, James A. Treacy <treacy at debian.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 10:51:54PM -0700, Sam Vekemans wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > i'm processing select areas on request, the script now basically
> > downloads/unzips/converts/adds source details/zips 16 canvec tiles in
> > 1 key stroke :)
> This is great news.
> Before people go rushing to import the data, I hope that they will
> give roads some consideration. Living in southwest Ontario I have been
> focusing on mapping that area, starting in Kitchener-Waterloo. It
> appears that in most areas the geobase roads were imported wholesale.
> Little thought was put into checking the data, leading to many missing
> roads and a lot of really bad roads being left in (often off by more
> than 50m). Not even the JOSM validator was run on the data.
> How does this relate to the import of canvec data? Checking roads is a
> lot harder as the maps become filled with other data.
> So please check the roads before adding other data.
> James Treacy
> treacy at debian.org
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