[talk-au] I deleted a few locality boundaries...

Ian Sergeant inas66+osm at gmail.com
Mon Dec 19 20:11:24 GMT 2011

On 19 December 2011 22:10, Ross Scanlon <info at 4x4falcon.com> wrote:

> The original coastlines were from NASA PGS data and if they have been
> deleted and/or merged to the ABS data then the coastline is going to be
> deleted as well.

On 19 December 2011 23:17, Stephen Hope <slhope at gmail.com> wrote:

> Years ago, some of us spent quite a lot of time cleaning up the PGS
> boundaries. I think somebody did rip them out and replace them with ABS,
> which they said was better than the PGS, though I didn't think was better
> than the cleaned up PGS. and in some places was worse.

Not to mention nearmap and yahoo derived coastline from non-relicencing
mappers.  There is certainly an impact to coastline.

I can think of many other scenarios.  A common one would be a non-CT mapper
splitting a PGS defined coastline and aligning with nearmap.  I would doubt
the removal script in April would be intelligent enough to piece that back

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