[Talk-ca] Your new coastline

Adam Dunn dunnadam at gmail.com
Sat Sep 3 02:26:56 BST 2011


A man with one watch will always know the time.
A man with two watches will always be in doubt.
--Unknown

Adam

On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 2:12 PM, Richard Weait <richard at weait.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 4:34 PM, G. Michael Carter <mikey at carterfamily.ca> wrote:
>> I wish they'd updated the Bing high resolution images....  In Orangeville
>> there's a new mall, but only one image (of three tiles) has the new mall,
>> the other has the cleared field from when they started.  I can only put in
>> half the buildings.
>> Any ideas on how often they update the high res?
>
> SteveC asked for suggestions for bing imagery updates, without being
> able to promise anything, in June.
>
> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk/2011-June/058862.html
>
> I guess that half of Orangeville made it onto the list. :-)
>
> It is important to remember that every source we use for OSM lies to
> us in one way or another.  We've each been misled at one point or
> another by our own GPX tracks, old / mis-aligned / unresolvable aerial
> imagery, our imperfect memories and illegible hand writing, outdated,
> mis-aligned or just dead wrong vectors from other sources.
>
> So we don't always get things right the first time, or when we think
> we are improving the work of another mapper.  That's okay.  We can fix
> it.  That's part of what we're all about.
>
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