[talk-au] New CC-BY datasets due Monday 28 September on Government 2.0 Taskforce website

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 3 12:46:54 BST 2009

2009/10/3 Evan Sebire <evan at sebire.org>:
> The solution exists if we want to use a free download tool.  I do have source
> code for performing grid transformation from NTv2 files, but I think the
> effort creating an accurate tool for bbq's isn't justified.
> The tool from act gov will be within a metre. Its just a little annoying that
> each set of coordinates will have to be copied into the tool.  If needed I can
> combine the spreadsheets and produce an all-one-solution that is within a
> metre, probably by Monday.
> The question is, do we need this?  Is there sufficient data to justify
> spending time on a spreadsheet solution?

The ACT released a number of data sets, BBQs, Parks and Toilets, I'm
not sure if this is enough data or not to justify the effort, but if
it can be done simply then we should, alternatively we can just go out
and survey them :)

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