[talk-au] Buronga-Mildura Road???

Elizabeth Dodd edodd at billiau.net
Mon Apr 20 23:21:18 BST 2009

On Tue, 21 Apr 2009, Luke Woolley wrote:
> First of all i'm sorry.
No worries
> I made that mistake when I was fixing up the Calder 
> Highway last August, during my efforts to show both carriageways and the
> roundabout from existing GPS traces. Before I was corrected a while ago by
> a mapper who contacted me about my ways of tagging streets with two names
> (usually it is a highway name, and a local street name sharing the same
> stretch of road). For C routes, I have been using the Victorian style of
> naming these roads, which is in most cases, the nearest two places at the
> ends of the route. The actual name I added was incorrect. I should have put
> "Buronga - Mildura South Road" 
OK, I can find Buronga -Mildura South Road referenced on the net, with a long 
term proposition that the Sturt is diverted down there with a new bridge over 
the Murray.

> but I carelessly removed the local street 
> name at the same time. Back then I had a mindset that through routes had
> priority over local routes, but I have changed that habit now! I also did
> not get the name from Google. 
I wonder if google followed OSM??

> I NEVER use Google for any mapping. It is 
> derived from the worst mapping database (for Australia at least) I have
> ever encountered.

Anyway, we still can't fix anything up for at least another 10 hours, as the 
database is still read only until "Tuesday morning"

Even the best of friends cannot attend each other's funeral.
		-- Kehlog Albran, "The Profit"

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