[Tagging] Hotel dataset import? / Re: Baby-sitting

Sergio Manzi smz at smz.it
Wed Mar 13 13:58:05 UTC 2019


On 2019-03-13 14:45, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
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> Am Mi., 13. März 2019 um 12:54 Uhr schrieb Sergio Manzi <smz at smz.it <mailto:smz at smz.it>>:
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>     On 2019-03-13 12:15, Tom Pfeifer wrote:
>>     I think you misunderstand. OSM is based on locally sourced, handcrafted data. That creates the high quality.
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>     That's totally inaccurate.
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>     The reality is that OSM is based on imported data, augmented by locally sourced information (/of ///sometimes /questionable quality/).
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> There are examples for this like the US, Friuli Venezia Giulia (buildings), maybe France (landcover + cadastre) and the Netherlands, but this is still not globally the case, and I would hope it will not get to this point. You are relatively new here Sergio and may not know the history of OSM, also in Italy where you map, most data was mapped by mappers. Notable Italian exceptions may be Friuli Venezia Giulia, administrative boundaries by ISTAT, fuel station import last year, some locally confined imports in some municipalities.
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> Cheers,
> Martin
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Was this https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/288179924 mapped by Reinhold Messner carrying an high accuracy GPS in is backback? As I think he is one of the very few who put foot there...

Sergio

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