[Imports] Buildings & Address in Washington, DC, USA.

David Jackson (OCTO) davidy.jackson at dc.gov
Tue May 27 12:04:53 UTC 2014


Thanks for your feedback.  It is an oversight.   The import process won't
begin until mid June. It would not be right to start the process without a
2 week feedback period from the time the notice was posted on the import
email list.  We are still gathering valuable feedback from the OSM


David Jackson   |  GIS Analyst  |  Office of the Chief technology Officer
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On Fri, May 23, 2014 at 3:20 PM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

> David,
>    thank you for posting your plans.
> On 05/23/2014 06:39 PM, David Jackson (OCTO) wrote:
> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/DC_Buildings_%26_Addresses_Import
> Please let me stress that the consultation period that must precede an
> import is an important part of the process; community members need to
> have a change to thoroughly check your plans, look at the data,
> potentially offer lessons learnt from other similar imports in the past
> (NYC buildings import comes to mind), and so on. This is a process that
> needs time, and you can't know exactly how much before you start it.
> I note that the document was uploaded to the Wiki initially on the 9th
> of May. At that time, the plan to start on the 25th after a 14-day
> consultation period was ambitious but it could have been doable. Today
> is the 23rd, and the Wiki document still proposes to start work on the
> 25th which is now completely unrealistic as we cannot expect people to
> give the necessary feedback within two days.
> I assume that this is just an oversight and you were not really planning
> to have a two-day consultation period; you will have to postpone these
> dates by two weeks at least.
> Best
> Frederik
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