[Talk-GB] Footpath numbering

David Groom reviews at pacific-rim.net
Wed Mar 17 11:42:21 GMT 2010

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Nick Whitelegg" <Nick.Whitelegg at solent.ac.uk>
To: <talk-gb at openstreetmap.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 10:21 AM
Subject: Re: [Talk-GB] Footpath numbering

>>I wouldn?t take PRoW refs from any source unless I was completely
> confident that it?s compatible with OSM?s license
> Sorry, meant to raise this point in my last reply.
> Would "any source" also include footpath signs with the number on? This is
> common practice on the Isle of Wight, and I myself have used these signs
> as a source before. These signs would be equivalent to road signs showing
> the road number, and will have been erected by the council - so I
> definitely can't see an issue there.
I confirm I've been following the same practice as Nick outlines above on 
the IOW.

Probably well over 90% of  footpath / bridleways / byways signs on the IOW 
have a ref number on them, and I see no difference using this as a source 
for OSM than using road signs as a source for road names.


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