[Talk-GB] Adding a further 250, 000 UK roads quickly using a Bot?

Lester Caine lester at lsces.co.uk
Thu Feb 3 10:04:31 GMT 2011

Peter Miller wrote:
> Don't worry - this will only happen once every three months when the OS
> publish an updated OS Locator file. We updated to the latest OS Locator
> version (dated November 10) last night, hence a few places have fallen
> off their '100% perch'! We should be due another one reasonably soon I
> guess and may get it up sooner.
> In time I hope that we will find that some of our 'not:name' reports
> will have been fixed by the OS. I hear that the OS is getting much more
> receptive to this whole Open Data thing. One layer I would like ITO to
> produce would be the reverse OS Locator view, which would be for the
> OS's use (and our amusement!). It would show all the named roads that
> are in OSM but which are not in the OS. They would then need to research
> why that is the case and update their own products (without compromising
> our license).

In my own area there are not too many discrepancies, but some OS names ARE wrong 
compared to the ground details. Have we got a way of flagging the name:os so 
that we can identify these and flag them as 'different' rather than 'missing'

Lester Caine - G8HFL
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