[talk-au] [EXTERNAL] Re: Low quality road classification contributions in SA via Microsoft Open Maps Team - contact point?

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 4 00:26:04 UTC 2021

On Sat, 3 Jul 2021 at 17:28, Ewen Hill <ewen.hill at gmail.com> wrote:

> The examples below could cause significant resentment to OSM and I would
> suggest that all are private driveways that I can see. Perhaps we need to
> stop updating, reset and look at how to improve the existing edits. An
> initial suggestion could be to set all new roads to private, add a fixme
> and perhaps organise a map-roulette of these? Of the ten edits I sampled,
> all ten appeared to be private driveways on private property.
> I am sure a few of us would be happy to discuss some of these changesets
> with the MS team so we can both learn a little more and see how we can
> assist before large changesets.
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/edit?editor=id&way=955658598#map=16/-33.8579/137.7863
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/edit?editor=id&way=956458626#map=17/-34.50327/138.97656
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/edit?editor=id&way=956583567#map=16/-32.6304/138.1584

Yes, I'd go along with Ewen here.

The first of these examples "could" be a through public road, the second
looks like two private driveways that join in the middle, & I'd be amazed
if the third isn't only a driveway.


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