[Talk-GB] OS Locator - using in JOSM

Ed Avis eda at waniasset.com
Thu Apr 22 09:57:15 BST 2010

Robert Scott <lists at ...> writes:

>>I've been playing with the OS OpenData Locator dataset, which contains 
>>the XY coordinates for the ends & midpoint of many of the UK's roads.

>We could probably quite easily generate a comparison between OSM and OS
>streetnames, matching similarly named streets within the same vicinity in both
>datasets. This could pick up quite a few useful things like disagreements
>between spelling.

Yes, and also a list of missing streets in OSM.  (Once an area is 95% mapped,
finding the last few missing streets is hard.)

Ed Avis <eda at waniasset.com>

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