[Imports] [OpenStreetMap] Uploading filling stations

Michal Palenik michal.palenik at freemap.sk
Thu May 19 10:49:06 UTC 2011

hello, i'd be interested in data for Slovakia

some extra info on stations (which maybe are in the file):
name, openning hours, ...
see http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Petrol_station for all tags that
are interesting

extra tag should be something like
in order to identify the nodes for future updates


On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 12:37:31PM +0200, Lulu-Ann at gmx.de wrote:
> Hello András!
> you wrote:
> > I am contacting you and OSM on behalf of MOL Group. We operate 1630 fuel
> > filling stations in the European region under 7 brands: MOL, Slovnaft, INA,
> > Tifon, IES, Energopetrol, ROTH. Countries involved are Hungary, Slovakia,
> > Czech Republic, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Romania, Bosnia, Serbia, Italy.
> > You can find out more about us here: http://www.mol.hu/en/.
> Thank you for your data offer. I have forwarded your email to the imports mailing list and I recommend you subscribe it.
> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/imports
> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/imports/2011-May/thread.html
> > We plan to be available to our travelling audience on OSM maps as well.
> Great!
> > I have studied the way OSM operates, and found that there is a great
> > emphasis on communication. The reason this letter is written is firstly to greet
> > the community and share our plan about uploading our POI content of cca.
> > 1650 filling stations. Hereby I ask your kind approval to this upload.
> This plan is very welcome.
> But you don't actually need my approval, I am just a voluntarily contributor to OSM like anybody else.
> I will help you to take the right steps before the data upload.
> My spare time is rare and I will not find time to help you with the upload and afterwards, so the contributors from the imports mailing list will support you.
> First you are asked to add a line to the imports cataloge page in the wiki.
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Imports
> You will also want to make your self familiar with the Import Guidelines on this page.
> Second we need to make sure that the donated data can be published with both OSM licenses, see "license" on the OSM Wiki.
> Then we should assure the data quality by comparing your GPS position data with some already collected OSM data of the same station.
> How did you get your GPS coordinates? Did you grab them from Geocoders? Did you go there with a GPS? Did you point with the mouse on a map service?
> > About the method of uploading: 
> > Considering the magnitude of data, I would really prefer some batch upload
> > methodology. 
> All data is uploaded to OSM in XML files of OSM DTD only.
> > To find the easiest way I have made some research and found a
> > peer who already managed such uploading task in case of electric charging
> > stations: http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/eladestationen
> > This community member, named “eladestationen” will send a monthly set
> > of data on electric charging station POI-s to OSM for uploading. 
> "eladestationen" is me (for the communication to RWE at the beginning) and the person in cc, Dietmar, who did the upload.
> The data provider is RWE.
> > I am asking the responsible person if I could go by the same procedure,
> > i.e.: I send the coordinates, with company names, icons, etc to OSM who
> > uploads them to the map. In order to continuously maintain the actual status of
> > our filling station network we can send updates of closed or newly opened
> > filling stations monthly or quarterly.
> If you can provide xml instead of Excel files we would be happy.
> Dietmar, can you take some more?
> > Thanks for your kind coperation, 
> Thank you for your data offer.
> Best Regards
> Lulu-Ann
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