[talk-au] Import vs filtering query

John Luan john.luan.x at gmail.com
Mon Sep 6 04:49:28 UTC 2021

Hi Ian,

How would you match the different map set, the government one to OSM? And
how will you validate the matching is correct?


On Mon, 6 Sept 2021 at 14:41, stevea <steveaOSM at softworkers.com> wrote:

> To be clear, Ian, I'm not saying this use of data is an import, as you
> have said and as it appears to me and others, it is / would be using the
> data as a "filtering process" in a workflow.  As such, I'm good with that.
> The points I was making are that 1) data drift over time and 2) there are
> some in OSM who say that "verified on the ground" data are superior to
> other forms of "published" data (via satellite or by governments).  A
> corollary could be that one of the more strong rebukes you might receive
> (and I haven't heard any here yet) is that you are using government data,
> rather than "ground-truthed" data.  Fine.  Again, I'm OK with what and how
> you are doing this, I think you are getting a lot of "green lights" as
> feedback.
> Steve
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