[talk-au] Traditional place names
61sundowner at gmail.com
Tue Jul 6 08:15:42 UTC 2021
On 6/7/21 9:05 am, Graeme Fitzpatrick wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Jul 2021 at 17:51, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com
> <mailto:61sundowner at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Umm there are 'disputes' over some areas where 2 (or more) groups
> claim it.
> Map the adjoining areas as "This Mob" & "That Mob", with the disputed
> bit in the middle as "This / That Mob"?
There is an OSM method for disputed international borders... no I don't
know what it is, but could be used?
> Then there is a non copyright source for the information?
> Article says that they want to put together a database of all names /
> areas, so hopefully?
Who is 'they'? If government then CC so OSM will need a waiver...
(I expect, after release, there will be some disputes over areas at least.)
> I'm sure it won't be available sometime in the next month!, but
> further down the track, who knows?
> there is enough to do
> True that! :-)
If it can be automated then it is not much work. If it is hand work ..
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