[Talk-GB] VectorMap District: Completely crazy idea, maybe, but...

Dave F. davefox at madasafish.com
Sun Apr 11 02:51:35 BST 2010


Mike Harris wrote:
>  The lack of public right of way information is disappointing - but it 
> is within OSM's capabilities to walk and map it. However, the lack of 
> field boundary information is a serious deficiency as these are 
> invaluable in practice to walkers attempting to plan, navigate, record 
> and publish walks - especially in the more lowland and more farmed 
> areas. Without the OS's right to enter onto private land without any 
> advance permission, OSM mappers will remain seriously hampered in any 
> attempt to map field boundaries. Hedges may be visible in good quality 
> satellite or aerial photography but fences (and especially electric 
> fences) will be very difficult.

I agree field boundaries are valuable for walkers, but only those 
abutting or near PROWS are relevant & these are obviously obtainable by 
walking there. Spring is in the air, put your boots on a go walking!

Cheers
Dave F.




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