[Talk-GB] Quarterly Project "All things delivery-related" - an update

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Thu May 7 15:50:01 UTC 2015


On Wed, 2015-05-06 at 22:47 +0100, Craig Wallace wrote:
> On 2015-05-06 21:09, Philip Barnes wrote:
> > On Wed, 2015-05-06 at 19:47 +0100, Rob Nickerson wrote:
> >> That's interesting. Have just tried the app out. It gives you the
> >> postboxes in OpenStreetMap but not the ones that are missing (as shown
> >> by blue markers on Robert's comparison tool:
> >> http://robert.mathmos.net/osm/postboxes/
> >>
> >>
> > Looks interesting and show maybe I should pay post boxes more attention.
> >
> > One issue I have with the postbox map, is the the area it returns is too
> > small. There are towns that cannot be reached as a result.
> >
> > For example I enter SY4, and the rectangle returned misses Wem
> > completely.
> 
> Drag the map to the correct place, then click the Permalink button (in 
> the bottom right). That will give you the postboxes centred on that view.
> 
> Or you can use the link for "OSM Post Box Progress", then pick your 
> postcode area and district. That will show you a map of all of the 
> postboxes in the district.
> 
Thanks Craig, can see the area I want now.

Phil (trigpoint)





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