[OSM-talk-nl] status of (governement) street data in NL
zoran at kovacevic.nl
Fri Mar 23 15:31:57 GMT 2007
>> I am now trying to circumvent the servicedesk of the subdepartment
>> RWS-AGI (http://www.rws.nl/rws/agi/home/) in order to plea for dumping
>> the NWB data in OSM :) I'll get a call back either today or Monday. I'll
>> keep you posted on any progress.
> hey! sounds good.. but, before dumping it into the live database of OSM,
> don't you think it's wiser to dump it to an osm file first that we (and the
> osm folks in the UK) can look at first, mess with, render it into nice maps,
> etc before we are absolutely sure the data is what we actually want/is
> complete/correct (if you catch my drift) ?
Hmm, dont catch the drift :( ... but: yes, of course!
>> Just suppose that this works out ... and what it will mean for OSM
>> server load ;)
> and one more thing, what are we supposed to do when we get bored? after all
> roads are mapped and in OSM? No more mapping parties, gps logging and
> fiddling in JOSM. ;) on the other hand, it's what we strive for after all.
Finally we can think of innovative new applications to be built on top
of this free data! Or is the process to it nicer ... perhaps it is :)
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