[Imports] [Talk-ca] new goodies on OSM --> Canvec artifacts

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Tue Jan 17 01:04:19 GMT 2012

> From: Paul Norman [mailto:penorman at mac.com]
> Sent: Sunday, November 27, 2011 12:43 AM
> To: 'Frank Steggink'; talk-ca at openstreetmap.org
> Cc: gravitystorm at gmail.com; imports at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: Re: [Talk-ca] new goodies on OSM --> Canvec artifacts
> > From: Frank Steggink [mailto:steggink at steggink.org]
> > Subject: Re: [Talk-ca] new goodies on OSM --> Canvec artifacts
> >
> > Due to the use of Natural Earth (?) as a base layer, certain artifacts
> > from the Canvec import become more visible, especially at the lower
> > (<=
> > 7) zoomlevels. See for example the coastline issues in Atlantic
> Canada:
> > http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=45.31&lon=-63.13&zoom=7&layers=T .
> > Perhaps unintentional, but this rendering can help us a lot cleaning
> > up after certain imports. So, I hope this rendering won't be adjusted
> > soon... :)
> >
> I sent a message to the user who appears to of done most of the uploads
> there, asking if he wants to fix it, or leave it to someone else. It
> looks like they were done over existing data (which may of just been the
> coastlines) and not correctly tied into the coast.

After getting no response, I am currently working on going through this
user's changesets, which appear to be mainly CanVec imports not conducted in
accordance with the guidelines (not from a separate account) and will be
reverting those done over existing data or that are otherwise badly broken.

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