[talk-au] Fixing ABS boundaries?

Sam Wilson sam at archives.org.au
Sun Feb 14 01:26:02 GMT 2010


On 14/2/10 9:02 AM, John Smith wrote:
> The more I've had to deal with this the more I think it's a bad idea
> to move them to match roads. Chances are the ABS and other govt
> agencies won't accept any data we produce for QA reasons so would
> there be any real reason to improve the data if it's close enough?

So the ABS defines boundaries with coordinates, then?  Rather than roads 
etc. (as, say, electoral boundaries are defined)?

You're quite right, there's no reason to change the ABS data if it is, 
by definition, correct.  I guess I'd just been thinking that it was 
probably supposed to match the roads.




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