[Talk-GB] [Talk-transit] NaPTAN - Time for the rest?

Sam Vekemans acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com
Sat Mar 13 19:13:18 GMT 2010


Hi list,
I meant to also post to this talk-gb@ list, (i'm now subscribed to it, so
i'll try to keep up-to-date, but wont jump in that often) :-)  ... only when
bulk_implopping is mentioned...
Cheers,
Sam

On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 8:00 AM, Sam Vekemans
<acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com>wrote:

> You mean extract the area from OSM & convert it to a shp file, then
> open the current available NaPTAN data, then using a program like
> OpenJUMP or FME  to run a DIFF, then only select those that are not
> matched with attributes/location, and make an .osm file out of the
> rest of the data?
> Is this data then split into smaller workable (size small enough to
> download in JOSM) areas?
>
> Just curious of your methods.
>
> Btw, the Canadian way is to YES, share the resaults of the DIFF file
> back to the source data provider to, inturn, update their own
> database. -so both datasets are uptodate with the available data.
>
> Thanks,
> Sam
>
> On 3/13/10, Roger Slevin <roger at slevin.plus.com> wrote:
> > Thomas
> >
> > If you want a refresh of the NaPTAN dataset, then just ask me .... and I
> > will arrange for this be made available.  I appreciate that this could be
> a
> > two-edged sword .... it would update the data, but in the areas where
> work
> > has already been done on the data from a year ago, it may over-write any
> > local edits made to that data - or has this already been taken into
> account,
> > so that new data would sit alongside existing data and would only be
> > accepted if it is appropriate at each location?
> >
> > Cheers
> >
> > Roger
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: talk-transit-bounces at openstreetmap.org
> > [mailto:talk-transit-bounces at openstreetmap.org] On Behalf Of Thomas Wood
> > Sent: 13 March 2010 12:45 PM
> > To: osm; OSM - Talk GB
> > Subject: [Talk-transit] NaPTAN - Time for the rest?
> >
> > Hello all,
> > It's now been more than a year since we got permission to import the
> > NaPTAN dataset, so far only 53 of the 143 counties that we have the
> > data for have been imported.
> >
> > So, in short, is it time for the rest to be dumped in?
> >
> > Discussion please.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Thomas
> >
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