[Imports] Spanish Cadastre ELEMTEX

Javier Sánchez javiersanp at gmail.com
Sat Jun 9 18:01:38 UTC 2012

2012/6/7  <imports-request at openstreetmap.org>:
> Today's Topics:
>   3. Re: Spanish Cadastre ELEMTEX (Jaime Crespo)
> Message: 3
> Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2012 10:47:35 +0200
> From: Jaime Crespo <jynus at jynus.com>
> To: Paul Norman <penorman at mac.com>
> Cc: Javier S?nchez <javiersanp at gmail.com>,      imports at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: Re: [Imports] Spanish Cadastre ELEMTEX
> 2012/6/7 Paul Norman <penorman at mac.com>:
>> If you find a good solution for this problem, please document it and let
>> everyone know as it is a big problem with imports done by multiple people
>> who may have varying standards.
> This is just an idea, but the other day, a technical solution with of
> a JOSM plugin + private API server for for distributed editing
> [corrections] before final upload to OSM was sketched with some
> colleges. Please note that I am not part of the original conversion
> tool, either.
> Basically, raw exports of converted data would be first imported into
> a read-only private server (only for importing purposes and limited to
> Spain). Secondly, through the plugin, any user could download to
> his/her client a small, a consistent and small area on a different
> layer. The OSM and import layers would be then merged on a manual
> basis. Then, user would be able to upload to OSM server as usual. It
> is a huge amount of work, but quality control could be done both at
> the server (private one) and client side (JOSM plugin) and it would
> avoid automatic and large imports, and manage user accounts correctly.
> It could also avoid duplicate content as it may mark uploaded objects
> as such.
> We recently got some hardware to make this possible, and even got the
> server side software stack installed but I lack myself of enough time
> to program all the other stuff.
> What do you think? It is worth the effort? Could the plugin be reused
> somewhere else?
> --
> Jaime Crespo


I think it really worth it. Can you give me some more information? ? Can I help?


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