[talk-au] Redaction progress

Michael Hampson mhampson at fastmail.com.au
Fri Jul 20 02:34:03 BST 2012

I second what Ian has just said.

Is there anyway we can contact local Australian mappers to join the 
effort? There must be a lot of local inactive mappers out there that 
might respond.


On 20/07/2012 10:55 AM, Ian Sergeant wrote:
> Let's give it a few days, and come to terms with the effort we're 
> facing and the kind of changes required before deciding the response 
> we need.  I'm not convinced that having features drawn in without 
> local knowledge or survey is the necessarily the best way forward - 
> especially in areas where we have local contributors and knowledge of 
> the areas requiring remapping.  So many private roads, farm trails, 
> gates, fences, etc.
> However, I'd renew the call for experienced overseas armchair OSMers 
> to take a look around and help in ways that don't require local 
> knowledge.  Lots of split objects, deformed coastline, waterways and 
> other ways where nodes have been removed, etc, that anyone who would 
> like to adopt an area can find easily and fix.
> Ian.
> On 20 July 2012 09:43, Simon Poole <simon at poole.ch 
> <mailto:simon at poole.ch>> wrote:
>     As all probably know we have two large areas where data had to be
>     removed, Poland and Australia besides a number of smallish hotspots.
>     I would think it would be a really good idea to set up a HOT tasking
>     server (no idea about it inner workings and if it makes sense to
>     do this
>     all in one, or have two) for the coordination of our largish army of
>     armchair mappers. Particularly in AUS were we have good quality
>     imagery
>     available this would seem to make a lot of sense. Any local takers? Or
>     should I do it from here?
>     SImon
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