[Talk-ca] Out of date or incomplete NRCan-CanVec-7.0 data
tony at tonytoews.com
Mon Mar 4 07:18:03 UTC 2013
At 04:52 PM 2013-03-03, James Ewen wrote:
> I'm just a casual editor who cleans up things I know first hand in a few
>> small towns and a small city. So I went to Landmark, Manitoba and saw an
>> interesting, irregularly shaped out-of-date/incomplete polygon that was
>> added. I don't recall seeing it when I last visited there several months
>> ago but who knows.
>> Residential Area - Source - NRCan-CanVec-7.0
>> This appears to display a shaded area on the user viewable map.
>Follow the links to dig deeper into the information available.
I didn't realize you could dig that much deeper into who did what.
>Or you could update it to reflect reality.
Updated. I probably should've joined the nodes to the wooded area
polygon or the park so the boundaries are contiguous but I'll figure
that out another day. I assumed school yards are part of the
>> Is it safe to delete that polygon or
>> will it come back on some re-import in the future.
>Would it be better to remove all the inaccurate information from OSM,
>or to correct/update the inaccurate information?
>If you look at the history, the polygon was imported by sammuell from
>CanVec in an effort to correct data
See that's my problem. When I take a look at that polygon I don't
know if it's valid out of date data or someone mucking about or
what. So I'm glad I asked.
>something like the out of date residential area in
>Landmark Manitoba should be updated, not removed.
Thanks muchly for the detailed explanation.
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