[Talk-gb-midanglia] Here's a strange one.
david at frankieandshadow.com
Sun Dec 7 13:52:23 GMT 2008
Sorry to hear of your failed expedition - it's really annoying when you
lose the data for some reason. I'm sure it's happened to most of us at
The question of two names for the same street has come up a couple of
On 07/12/2008 13:28, Ed Loach wrote:
> I was on a road earlier and the signage said that the houses on the
> left were "Eastern Promenade" and the ones on the right were "New
> Way". How do I tag a road with different names on either side?
> To be honest, I suspect the proper answer is that the Eastern
> Promenade houses back onto New Way, and Eastern Promenade is actually
> the foot access to the front, in which case the way itself is New
> Not that it really matters yet; after 70 minutes of generating GPS
> traces and almost finishing the roads in St Osyth, as well as picking
> up the one end of Point Clear, I discovered I hadn't pressed the
> start tracking button on the unit properly when I left the drive. I'd
> stopped to save the track so far to SD card so I could generate a
> separate track for the return journey (which was only about 20
> minutes or so, though included a couple of postboxes and bus stops as
> well as some of the Point Clear roads I'd driven past in the other
> direction. I could have kicked myself. Anyway, I've loads of photos
> now that I can't link accurately to a location, or even mark the ways
> I travelled as I've no GPX files. Very annoying.
> I could perhaps go out and repeat my route but it's a bit
> Western Promenade had prominent signs at one end saying private road,
> but to my surprise I came out there in the opposite direction as I
> seemed to enter the road from the other end where there are no such
> signs (at least none that I could see). Another one I'm not sure how
> to tag (should I ever go and retrace the route).
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