[talk-au] QLD GTFS Data Imports

waldo000000 at gmail.com waldo000000 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 24 02:01:36 UTC 2014

Ah goodo, sorry, my incorrect impression was that you hadn't seen that
page. Bummer that you can't get in contact with morb_au...But regardless, I
reckon the best solution would be to facilitate and encourage locals to
grab a MapCraft slice and merge the data in themselves by local

On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 9:27 AM, Jason Ward <jasonjward5 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for that.  I have read that several times and in fact link to it in
> the Wiki page for this import (my prior email contains that link).  That is
> the clearest indication yet that I might need to rethink the existing
> dataset.
>> I would advise against removal of anything unless verified by survey.
> I am very much in agreement on this point.  If morb_au doesn't wish to
> respond to my enquiry or hasn't seen my email/LinkedIn comms then I have to
> take that at face value (he is the author of the Wiki section you've quoted
> in the email).  You've also assumed the meaning of last_surveyed.  I wish
> to remove that uncertainty as much as possible and really understand why
> "in the field" has been surrounded in double quotes.  Could 231 Bus stop
> nodes really have been accurately surveyed in 1 day? [1]  That's a proper
> effort survey if that is the case.  I'm keen to understand the mechanics of
> that day, and all qroti surveys, better so I can appropriately conflate the
> new nodes.
> [1]: http://overpass-turbo.eu/s/2BK (The highest daily node count of the
> qroti dataset)
> If I don't get it then I'll err on the side of caution and retain all
> existing data, not shift its location and merge in the new key:value
> details that comes with this later dataset.
> If anyone else has any input I am all ears.  Remove QROTI keys?  I'm
> thinking its a good idea as a post implementation of this import purely to
> keep references within OSM to current datasets.  If its a bad idea could
> you tell me why?
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