[Imports] Australia / Victoria / Melbourne - VicMap Property

Pavel Machek pavel at ucw.cz
Mon Sep 2 15:47:15 UTC 2019

On Mon 2019-09-02 12:07:43, Andrew Harvey wrote:
> On Mon, 2 Sep 2019 at 08:11, Simon Jackson <simon.robin.jackson at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > On one hand we're already snapping features like parks, landuse, and a
> >> variety of amenity tags to the property boundaries (based on aerial
> >> imagery), how would you reconcile what's in OSM already vs what you propose
> >> to import?
> >>
> >
> > As a OSM noob, this was where I would fall to your advice on how layers
> > can be merged and dealing with conflicts.
> >
> The approach I'm thinking of is an editor could choose to load in a few
> boundaries while they map, so instead of tracing from aerial imagery, they
> may choose to import the parcel boundaries data and then use that as the
> raw geometry which they add attributes to. Make it opt in for mappers as
> part of the regular editing process. So no mass import, but an a-hoc
> gradual migration to using VicMap's property boundaries where they would
> help OSM.

We are doing something like that in czech republic with great success,
its "tracer" plugin for josm.


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