[Talk-GB] London Calling

Dave Stubbs osm.list at randomjunk.co.uk
Mon May 5 11:15:03 BST 2008


I made a slippy map for london to highlight no-named streets:

http://dev.openstreetmap.org/~random/no-names/

Yeah, there's work that could be done on the styles I'm sure, but
it'll do for now.
The idea is that everything should just become a washed out version of
the main map -- get naming things!


On Sun, May 4, 2008 at 3:03 PM, Nick Black <nickblack1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, May 4, 2008 at 1:36 PM, 80n <80n80n at gmail.com> wrote:
>  > Sometimes I think it would be more useful for those people that do Yahoo
>  > tracing to concentrate on parks, lakes and buildings.  At least then we'd be
>  > more motivated to go out and survey these areas on the ground.
>  >
>  >  And how do you tag a road that definitely does not have a name?  name=no
>  > seems wrong somehow.  noname=yes perhaps.
>
>  We were talking about this on Wednesday after the London mapping
>  party.  If the renders suddenly stopped rendering roads with no name
>  tag, it could shake things up a bit.
>
>
>
>  >
>  > 80n
>  >
>  >
>  >
>  > On Sun, May 4, 2008 at 12:18 PM, SteveC <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
>  >
>  > > Dave has made this really nice map of london
>  > >
>  > >
>  > http://dev.openstreetmap.org/~random/progress/london-noname-exsegs-080430-mapnik.png
>  > >
>  > > white is unnamed roads / roads with name:FIXME
>  > > purple is unwayed segments.
>  > >
>  > > So London needs quite some work yet.
>  > >
>  > > If you live near any of the areas please help fix them, every road
>  > > counts. Come to one of the London mapping parties
>  > >
>  > >
>  > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/London/Summer_2008_Mapping_Party_Marathon
>  > >
>  > > or set up one yourself!
>  > >
>  > >
>  > > Also if you're anywhere near Regents Park then there are areas just
>  > > East of it
>  > >
>  > >
>  > http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=51.52867&lon=-0.14189&zoom=16&layers=B0FT
>  > >
>  > > and just North
>  > >
>  > >
>  > http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=51.53558&lon=-0.16674&zoom=16&layers=B0FT
>  > >
>  > > and West
>  > >
>  > >
>  > http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=51.52483&lon=-0.17013&zoom=16&layers=B0FT
>  > >
>  > > that are quite incomplete.
>  > >
>  > > Best
>  > >
>  > > Steve
>  > >
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