[Imports] York County, Va imports

Eric Ladner eric.ladner at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 14:26:07 UTC 2015


At least include the email from them directly instead of just a quote from
the email.  I'm not an expert in licensing issues, tho.  Others may chime
in.

Understand about the address points.  Sometimes you have to just deal with
what you've got.

On Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 8:37 AM Jonah Adkins <jonahadkins at gmail.com> wrote:

> thanks, eric.
>
> are you saying i need to get something more than the email i have
> explicitly stating that i can import this data into OSM?
>
> ill run & fix any validation errors during conflation/importing in JOSM.
>
> the address points are a separate point layer, multiple points are not on
> top of buildings, and there is not a direct link between them at this time.
> pretty much singular point addresses are on buildings - i was not able to
> acquire parcel data with "parcel addresses".
>
> all the data processing was done in QGIS.
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 9:26 AM, Eric Ladner <eric.ladner at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> The data itself looks high quality with a lot of extra stuff to work with
>> (business names, amenity types are a nice bonus).
>>
>> On to the picky stuff, though.  :)
>>
>> Licensing issues aside, having a contact name at York County GIS
>> department would be a plus.  Having a more concrete statement from the GIS
>> department that the data is released under the correct (or compatible)
>> license is probably a requirement.
>>
>> A cursory review of the sample data set produced several errors on
>> validation in JOSM.  Duplicate points errors on a dozen buildings or so and
>> the amenity "Bank" needs to be corrected to "bank"
>>
>> It appears that large buildings that have multiple addresses (e.g.
>> shopping centers) have no address information associated at all.  Would it
>> be possible to produce a data set that maps addresses to buildings where
>> the mapping is one-to-one and leaves multiple address points in place where
>> the address to building mapping is many-to-one?  Of course, if these
>> address points are not in the original data set, this point is moot.
>>
>> The import notes are light on details.  What tools were used?  Any custom
>> scripts?
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Eric
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 8:28 PM Jonah Adkins <jonahadkins at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hey OSM-ers.
>>>
>>> I'd like to propose an import of city-sourced GIS data for York County,
>>> Va. The City GIS manager has given the data / license for this purpose.
>>> Barring any glaring errors, the last step will be to split up a few of them
>>> into more import-size chunks.
>>>
>>> i've added 1 zip code of sample osm data that has attributes mapped - a
>>> few of these zip codes ill have to split into smaller chunks.
>>>
>>> github -> https://github.com/jonahadkins/yorkcounty-OSM-imports
>>> osm wiki ->
>>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/City_of_York_County_Buildings/Address_Import
>>>
>>> this was cross-posted on imports-us.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Jonah
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> jonah adkins
>>> newport news, virginia
>>>
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>
>
> --
> Thanks,
>
> Jonah
>
>
>
> jonah adkins
> newport news, virginia
>
>
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