[Imports] [OSM Fork] OpenImportsMap - International Database Warehouse Chart

80n 80n80n at gmail.com
Thu Aug 26 09:22:28 UTC 2010


Sam
Would it be helpful if there were a column identifying the User ID/name of
the account used to import the dataset into OSM?

This might be valuable for identifying imports in the ODbL licensing chart.
It doesn't mean much if a large import is green, but it means a lot if a
large import is red.

80n

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 8:15 AM, Sam Vekemans
<acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi all,
>
>
> As some of you know, i dont like how messy the 'potential data
> sources' and Catelogue wiki pages  is getting too long, and not
> organized.
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Potential_Datasources
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Import/Catalogue
>
>
> I'm watching the page grow, as well as seeing the mailing lists where
> people are asking if their local dataset is ok for importing.
>
>
> So the purpose of this chart is to document all of the available
> datasets, and to list the specifications for each ie.
>
>
> * datasource url
> * data license
> * source file type (shp/imagery etc.)
> * data projection
> * status
> * contact
> * feature description
>
>
> Unlike the wiki, the GoogleDocs chart, is easy to edit and sort and
> filter data.
>
> I have included all of the data from the import catelogue, and now
> working on the Potential Datasources list.
>
> I have added columns for the coverage area, so then as the chart gets
> bigger (over 500 rows),  i can move the regional data rows to a new
> tab. ... ie. a separate one for Europe and a separate one for all
> international datasets, and a separate tab for North America Datasets
> etc.
>
>
> The chart is available to the web with no sign in required ... so its
> a simple curtacy to contact the chart maintainer (myself) when making
> big changes, since i keep track of whats going on.   I can also add in
> contributors if you want to register, but it's not required.  (since
> some people are anti-google)  So they can edit the chart too.
>
>
>
> https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0Am70fsptsPF2dERHb1RkcXIwMUU1TDR3NF9NbWQxS3c&hl=en
>
> and the html version
>
> https://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=0Am70fsptsPF2dERHb1RkcXIwMUU1TDR3NF9NbWQxS3c&hl=en&output=html
>
> Also, on a similar note, hopefully others can take a look at this wiki
> page, and help organize it a bit better.
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OSM_Import_Database
>
> Cheers,
> Sam
>
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