[Talk-GB] Strange OS choices
tom at compton.nu
Wed Apr 7 21:11:12 BST 2010
On 07/04/10 20:18, Seventy 7 wrote:
> What odd choices OS have made in releasing this data! I've not had a good look until now, so I've only just realised that they've had all these layers and decided which to release and which to remove.
StreetView is just an existing product - it's not something they've done
specially for this data release.
> So they've removed paths but kept their names, removed parks but kept the water and wooded bits. I wonder what they were thinking and how they decided?
Yes, cartographically speaking it's a complete mess for exactly the sort
of reasons you mention. I can't imagine anybody much was buying it to be
Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)
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