[Imports] San Francisco building heights import

Pavel Machek pavel at ucw.cz
Thu Dec 8 21:33:38 UTC 2016

On Fri 2016-12-02 15:33:10, Chris Hill wrote:
> On 02/12/16 11:19, James wrote:
> >+1 Greg
> >
> >Frederik if you read the wiki, there are multiple examples proving +3m in
> >one case(out of 283m so very low in overall %), but a couple cm in
> >others(for big buildings). There is even an example to prove small
> >buildings are accurate as well.
> >
> >It's cases like this that make me think some people are against improving
> >the map faster, and do everything in an archaic way. Would you also
> >question if someone went from building to building with a measuring tape,
> >saying how do we know this person knows how to measure properly?
> I think it is entirely reasonable for Frederik to ask these questions in the
> polite, concise way that he does. Imports have a chequered history in OSM.
> Local ownership seems to make a big difference.

Actually I agree with James here. They are adding building
heights. That does not add any maintainence burden, so it is right
thing to do. 

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