[Talk-GB] Isle of Wight 2
nickblack1 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 2 09:51:07 BST 2009
On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 12:01 AM, Mark Williams <mark.666 at blueyonder.co.uk>wrote:
> Peter Childs wrote:
> > 2009/6/1 SteveC <steve at asklater.com>:
> >> I'm tempted, but half the point is that we need to stop thinking that
> >> the IoW is mapped, without addresses or turn restrictions there's a
> >> long way to go.
> >> On 1 Jun 2009, at 10:53, Steve Chilton wrote:
> >>> Steve
> >>> I would be very interested.
> >>> Would you consider pitching at somewhere "less mapped".
> >>> Parts of Devon/Cornwall spring to mind.
> > Mapping is NEVER finished, You can always fill in more gaps make some
> > updates etc etc. I think the point is that some places need more work
> > than others, Is it better to map everywhere a bit or a few places
> > perfectly?
> > Peter
> I spend a lot of weekends on the IOW.
> I still occasionally find a 'new' road - 2 in the last year - as well as
> loads of POI's. I wanted an ATM at the weekend - the nearest to Sandown
> is, allegedly, the TSB in Newport (which I placed some time ago).
> I think a showcase or two is important, and although I have had some
> impressive usage back from OSM there are always a few lacks anywhere,
> and the IOW is our 'first' big hit. Getting it modernised & filled in to
> what we might like to think of as a good up-to-date standard would help
> keep that position from looking a bit sad. I wouldn't like to find one
> of our flagships getting to look, well, poorly done, by comparison with
> any other mapping, or even our own elsewhere.
> BTW well done whoever caught up on the footpaths - I noticed a recent
> leap forward.
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