[Talk-GB] Writing a howto wiki page for mapping golf courses

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Tue Apr 30 11:12:15 UTC 2013


There is also an ITO Map for Golf courses: http://www.itoworld.com/map/47

Shaun

On 30 Apr 2013, at 12:07, "sk53.osm" <sk53.osm at gmail.com> wrote:

> Have you seen Richard Weait's page on this subject : http://weait.com/node/21.
> 
> And fewer of those named ways to make the hole names look nice :-)
> 
> Jerry
> 
> 
> On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 11:57 AM, Bob Kerr <openstreetmapcraigmillar at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I have been spending a lot of time looking at Taginfo and golf courses. I would like to layout the best way to map a golf course based on what I have found. 
> 
> I was thinking of creating a page "HOWTO map a golf course 2013"
> 
> This is not a proposal for tags, I would link to Taginfo pages of tags that are already used, this would just help with data consistency.
> 
> My reasoning comes from the idea that mappers like a challenge like a golf course, much like they do a zoo. In Scotland there are between 530-630 golf courses. This would be useful if the data were consistent. It would also get the golfing community talking about openstreetmap and there are a considerable number of golfers
> 
> Are there any precedents for HOWTO pages
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Bob
> 
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