[talk-au] Talk-au Digest, Vol 160, Issue 14

John Bryant johnwbryant at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 06:35:30 UTC 2020

Hi Warren, I've split it out into .osm files for each of the WA suburbs
[1], see attached small example file for King's Park. Does something like
this work? I can drag and drop them into JOSM, but I'm not 100% sure if
they're formatted or attributed correctly to be most useful.



On Wed, 21 Oct 2020 at 09:58, Warren <warren at specialtyfeeds.com.au> wrote:

> Hi John
> I use  JOSM.  Any file format that I can bring in as a layer would be
> fine.   I can then select, copy and paste the tracings into an active layer
> for upload, checking  as I go.  Certainly faster than tracing by hand.
> I am not sure when JOSM get chocked by file size, but say Perth or the
> South West of WA may be enough of a reduction.
> Thanks
> On 21/10/2020 9:20 am, John Bryant wrote:
> Hi Warren, I could probably help with this. What would be a good size for
> a chunk? What would be a useful format?
> On Wed, 21 Oct 2020 at 07:21, Warren <warren at specialtyfeeds.com.au> wrote:
>> Hi
>> I am in the eastern suburbs of Perth where minimal buildings have been
>> traced.  I would be happy to check trace data in my area, lets face it
>> hand tracing is not much fun  and very time consuming.  I think some
>> inaccuracies are acceptable, they can be modified as they become apparent.
>> The data at https://github.com/microsoft/AustraliaBuildingFootprints is
>> much too large for me to handle.
>> Is  someone more skillful than me able to break this data set into bite
>> sized chunks?
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