[Talk-GB] 10 fascinating facts about OSM & OSGB

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Thu Apr 18 11:52:44 UTC 2013

On 18 Apr 2013, at 12:33, "Dave F." <davefox at madasafish.com> wrote:

> On 18/04/2013 11:59, SomeoneElse wrote:
>> Shaun McDonald wrote:
>>> Not all of NaPTAN was imported. It was only done in some regions. It still needs the maintenance, i.e. updating from the updates from NaPTAN too, however no tools have been built to make this happen yet.
>> In the other direction there's also a slight "double-counting" effect where data was imported in some regions but bus stops (without the NaPTAN detail) was already present.
>> Cheers,
>> Andy
> And a couple of occasions where I accidentally deleted them & Potlatch couldn't retrieve. As the imports that have occurred appeared to go fairly seamlessly, is there any objection why it can't be rolled out nationally?
> Would updating code be hard to write? Half of it must have been written for the initial import.

Updates are a lot harder to do as you have to deal with differences, however the newish snapshot server tool by Andy Allan is a possible manual solution to that.


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