[talk-au] Redaction progress
simon at poole.ch
Fri Jul 20 09:33:30 BST 2012
Am 20.07.2012 10:17, schrieb Ian Sergeant:
> On 20 July 2012 16:19, Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com
> <mailto:stevagewp at gmail.com>> wrote:
> IMHO it would be very beneficial to have overseas armchair mappers in
> whatever capacity they like. There are so many little roads around the
> place - I'd much rather have them mapped, with some inaccuracies (eg,
> access permissions wrong), than not mapped at all.
> We're not going to agree on the survey vs aerial thing today. We
> haven't for the last however many years. My opinion is being routed
> down an impassable or non-existent road is an order of magnitude
> worse than being sent on a longer route due to a road being absent.
I would tend to agree, but on the other hand from a pure volume (not
importance) point of view I suspect that a very very large part of the
damage are residential roads with essentially no danger of being routed
> I would, however, make the point to those willing to help, that from
> my initial scans there is so much to do that doesn't require any
> semblance of local knowledge. There are lots and lots of sections of
> coastline missing for starters. Hundreds of broken islands. Roads
> that are missing nodes travelling way off their path. Roads under
> lakes and waterways. Railway station names. Place names. Split
> ways. Roundabouts. Missing and incomplete waterways and lakes. I've
> hours already working on stuff that doesn't require any local
> knowledge, and I haven't made a tiny dent.
There is no reason such stuff can't be farmed out to interested mappers.
I have a server on order that will be ready in a couple of hours. I
suspect that I'll have the tasking manager running early this evening CEST.
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