[talk-au] Fwd: [OSM-talk] Google Updates its Data

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 18:43:37 BST 2009


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From: Apollinaris Schoell <aschoell at gmail.com>
Date: 2009/10/9
Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] Google Updates its Data
To: "Barnett, Phillip" <PHILLIP.BARNETT at itn.co.uk>
Cc: OSM Talk <talk at openstreetmap.org>


the interesting change is in US. No copyright info linking to Teleatlas.
Google is now it's own map provider. I was long awaiting this move.
With their data from Streetview they can extract nearly every
information from streetsigns and roadmarking.
But their data is still wrong in many places where they don't had
access to driving. They need to hire more hikers and bikers for
streetview. osm is still ahead :)



On 8 Oct 2009, at 1:02 , Barnett, Phillip wrote:

> Sadly, the ‘Report a problem’ link only seems to apply to the USA.
> If you pan across to the UK, say, it doesn’t appear.
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> On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 12:20 PM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:
> http://google-latlong.blogspot.com/2009/10/your-world-your-map.html
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> Looks like they've imported the NHD and USGS data sets (I thought
> they already had), making their tiles look a lot fuller. Interesting!
>
> Yipes, sent too soon. They've also added a "report a problem" link
> in the lower right corner of their maps.
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> If I could figure out a way to report it, I would tell them that
> there might not be a state park running through the middle of
> Minneapolis:
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> http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=&sll=44.983256,-93.250151&sspn=0.040675,0.064373&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=&ll=44.983256,-93.250151&spn=0.040675,0.064373&z=14
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