[talk-au] ACT BBQ dataset

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 09:55:51 BST 2009

2009/10/5 Evan Sebire <evan at sebire.org>:
> I've created a spreadsheet that automatically converts columns of ACT grid
> data to MGA lat/longs.
> A series of co-ords have been checked with g'sat imagery and it appears to be
> working good enough for POI use.
> The spreadsheet includes a hacked together basic macro that automatically
> converts all data in the first two columns(X,Y), and then outputs the
> lat/longs in columns F & G.  I've left the results in decimal degrees to make
> it simpler to use with Merkaartor/JOSM.  But I'm sure John knows a better way
> to script data like this into the database, first checking is a similar
> amenity already exists in an x metre extent? maybe?
> Is there a central place where these types of documents are stored?
> The spreadsheet was created in openoffice v3.1.1 and should be attached.

I've got an unofficial repository (aka directory on a webserver :)


I uploaded it there

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