[Talk-GB] Ordnance Survey

Henry Gomersall heng at cantab.net
Tue Apr 6 09:33:38 BST 2010


On Tue, 2010-04-06 at 09:26 +0100, Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists)
wrote:
> You can do that now of course. If you are local to some unnamed
> streets or
> incomplete mapping then you can take a walk with
> http://walking-papers.org/
> to gather street names and additional data.
> 

I've looked at this in the past, but it seems *just* too much work at
the moment.

> In areas where streets have been traced in from Yahoo imagery then the
> soon
> to be available in potlatch OS StreetView mapping will permit you to
> tag
> unnamed streets quickly with Potlatch. On the ground mapping is still
> needed, and indeed preferred by most, but as you say its low hanging
> fruit
> and a named road is better than an unnamed one, even if a ground
> survey
> still needs to be done.
> 

That sounds like exactly what I was envisaging. :)

Cheers,

Henry





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