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

Ross Scanlon info at 4x4falcon.com
Sat Oct 3 14:58:15 BST 2009


On Sat, 3 Oct 2009 23:46:22 +1000
John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2009/10/3 Ross Scanlon <info at 4x4falcon.com>:
> > On Sat, 3 Oct 2009 22:29:13 +1000
> > John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> 2009/10/3 John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com>:
> >> > Using the Qld govt boundaries information it's possible to work out
> >> > where streets are, although some streets have been consumed and the
> >> > boundary information doesn't reflect this.
> >> >
> >> > Does anyone know how roads drawn from this information should be tagged?
> >> >
> >>
> >> I plotted out the missing streets in Maleny, Qld, as a test case to
> >> figure the attributation tags out:
> >>
> >> http://maps.bigtincan.com/?z=16&ll=-26.761,152.849&layer=B00000000FF
> >>
> >> I've left everything as highway=road so I can easily work out what I did.
> >
> > Looks good.
> >
> > Leaving it as highway=road also gives the rest of us an indication that more needs to be added, way type, name, etc.
> 
> I intended to fix it as soon as I could work out what tags were
> needed, but I thought I'd give an example of what is possible thanks
> to the new data becoming available.
> 

The tags here:

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Data.australia.gov.au/Queensland

Look appropriate for the attribution and source.

I'd probably leave them as highway=road as above.


-- 
Cheers
Ross




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