[talk-au] News on national border

Michael Krämer ohrosm at gmail.com
Mon Oct 1 19:26:33 BST 2012


I've just uploaded the first segment [1]. It runs from somewhere north 
of Newcastle along the NSW and Victoria coast almost to Wilsons 
Promotory [2].

If there aren't any objections I will continue to upload the remaining 
segements within a couple of days.


[1] http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/changeset/13325591
[2] http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=-35.76&lon=149.99&zoom=7&layers=M

Am 30.09.2012 01:34, schrieb Paul HAYDON:
> Hi Michael,
> I've no copy of your old method, but from what I recall this seems to be an improvement - metres in lieu of approximating degrees AND not having to close the line should both produce a better result.  I especially like that more detail can be included as mapping proceeds.
> Great work!
> Cheers,
> Paul.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Krämer
> Sent: 29 Sep 2012 13:58:42 GMT
> To: Talk-AU OSM,Ian Sergeant,Paul HAYDON
> Subject: News on national border
> Hi,
> unfortunately I noticed that the output from the process I had described
> was not really as good as I wanted it to be. So I did a bunch of
> refinements over the last couple of days and updated [1] accordingly.
> The key differences are the use of a projection to improve accuracy and
> using the tools in a different order to improve the geometry of the output.
> So now [2] shows the result I would personally suggest to upload as the
> national border.
> Michael
> -----
> [1] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Ohr/Australian_national_border
> [2] https://dl.dropbox.com/u/3882550/OSM/NationalBorder.osm.bz2

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