[Imports] [Talk-us] MA towns

Metcalf, Calvin (DOT) calvin.metcalf at state.ma.us
Thu Oct 20 19:08:53 UTC 2011

Ok uploading.

The linework that didn't make it in (i.e. border's contagious with counties or towns that were already done) can be found at the link bellow for those who would like to help clean this up. 

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Greg Troxel [mailto:gdt at ir.bbn.com] 
>Sent: Thursday, October 20, 2011 3:03 PM
>To: Richard Weait
>Cc: Metcalf, Calvin; imports at openstreetmap.org; 
>talk-us at openstreetmap.org
>Subject: Re: [Imports] [Talk-us] MA towns
>Richard Weait <richard at weait.com> writes:
>> Starting with Stow, (is this the right Stow?)
>> you might decide that the existing town border is 
>correct-enough, then
>> merge the Worcester / Middlesex border to the town line 
>where they are
>> expected to overlap.  Refer to other sources, perhaps aerial imagery,
>> at the same time and you'll have the opportunity to fix 
>other problems
>> in / around Stow as well.  Then do a couple of the adjacent towns as
>> well.  Adjacent towns should be easier because you'll have already
>> sorted out one of the shared borders.
>For the record, the Stow data was hand-imported by me from the 
>very same
>database Calvin is using, and it's 100% ok with me to nuke what I did
>and replace it with a new load of the same data.
>(I intentionally did only my town because I knew we'd be 
>getting to this
>later stage at some point, and wanted to create minimal additional work
>for the later people.)

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