[HOT] Alignment to NextView in Job #190

Steve Bower sbower at gmavt.net
Mon May 11 03:29:19 UTC 2015

Dreky : Good question. I'm not familiar with the NextView data. I've been
working on #1018 for a couple weeks. I agree, we need better consistency of
instructions across related projects (like Nepal mapping).

Perhaps you could contact the task creator, amritkarma, for guidance.

On Sat, May 9, 2015 at 6:08 AM, drekmaby <drekmaby at posteo.hu> wrote:

> Hi everybody!
> Working on Job #190 among others and I'm quit puzzled: The instructions
> say, that NextView should be used. I'm doing so by integrating the
> imagery url in JOSM, tracing builings on Bing (because image quality is
> better) and adjusting them to NextView. I also adjust existing buildings
> to NextView and add the source=NextView-Tag, too. So I think, that I
> follow the instructions by doing so.
> Problem: Streets are aligned to Bing and inevitably get in conflict with
> the buildings, that are aligned to NextView. The instructions say, that
> NextView imagery is "orthorectified for terrain corrected geographic
> precision", so it seems (to me) of higher spatial accuracy than Bing. In
> the one tile that I finished in Kathmandu (task #1003) I adjusted the
> streets to NextView, too.
> But finally, it doesn't feel right. In other Jobs in the same area (e.g.
> Job #1018) buildings are mapped, too, but not mentioning NextView at all.
> How to deal with those inconsistencies between different jobs?
> Does it make any sense, to introduce jobs with accurat imagery when
> there're not avaible on the long run and finally create conflicts with
> the database that is generally used (like Bing)?
> Looking forward to some advices! Best regards,
> Dreky
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