[talk-au] Intersections

Ross Scanlon info at 4x4falcon.com
Mon Nov 28 12:24:14 GMT 2011


Well now they are doing it to Canberra too:

http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=-35.282325&lon=149.147432&zoom=19

I've sent them a message to ask them to stop doing it so we will see.

Cheers
Ross


On 28/11/11 13:56, Leon Kernan wrote:
> (Sorry, forgot to cc the list)
>
> Wow, that wasn't that bad last time i looked though there.
>
> They haven't even bothered to put in oneway tags and in at least one
> intersection, have created ways for every direction except straight
> through the intersection!
>
> Has anyone contacted them yet?  If no-one beats me to it, i'll try and
> and do some correcting around there tonight.
>
> On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 3:55 PM, John Henderson <snowgum at gmx.com
> <mailto:snowgum at gmx.com>> wrote:
>
>     On 27/11/11 11:59, Ross Scanlon wrote:
>
>         Just reading this:
>
>         https://docs.google.com/a/__osmfoundation.org/document/__pub?id=__1zMm5p70Hd6dalxte42DVCGAW-__C9Muy0pjHCZ8xWJT4w
>         <https://docs.google.com/a/osmfoundation.org/document/pub?id=1zMm5p70Hd6dalxte42DVCGAW-C9Muy0pjHCZ8xWJT4w>
>
>
>     While people still continue to map garbage like these
>
>         intersections:
>
>         http://www.openstreetmap.org/?__lat=-37.882577&lon=145.276362&__zoom=18
>         <http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=-37.882577&lon=145.276362&zoom=18>
>
>         then people will not want to use osm data at all.
>
>         It's not immeditately apparent on the map but load it into josm or
>         potlatch and look at all the non existant ways, reversed direction
>         ways and just plain wrong ways.
>
>
>     And lots of lanes entered as distinct ways (implying that one can't
>     change lanes), when it's a lane count that would be appropriate.
>
>     What a mess.  I'm tempted to put my Garmin GPS into simulation mode and
>     have it simulate various entry and exit combinations.  But I already
>     know it'd be a dog's breakfast.
>
>     If that was in my area I'd be inclined to fix it up and put in some note
>     tags explaining why.
>
>     John H
>
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