[HOT] Fwd: [OpenStreetMap] Alternative imagery project 2102

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Mon Nov 7 17:40:32 UTC 2016


On 11/7/2016 6:17 AM, Chad Blevins wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>
> Thanks for the note, I created task 2102 and also provided the
> additional imagery service.  Unfortunately certain areas of the custom
> image service are offset from Bing and existing OSM data.  For this
> reason I purposely didn't load the custom service into the task, but
> offered it in the instructions to supplement clouds, etc.  These tasks
> are designed to get new mappers involved with OSM.  Offset imagery
> significantly raises the bar of entry and can introduce data quality
> issues.

If the imagery source is usable by everyone I recommend adding it to 
https://github.com/osmlab/editor-layer-index and 
https://josm.openstreetmap.de/wiki/Maps so it is available in both iD 
and JOSM by all editors.



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