[Talk-GB] Composite mapping (OSM and OS, PRoWs etc)
davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Tue Sep 6 17:22:57 UTC 2016
Looks very interesting. Has a bit of a 'Series 7' look to it, which I like.
Could you add a permalink, primarily so any specific queries/problems
can be clearly identified?
It appears to render OS filed boundaries as grey short dashed lines. Is
As a by-product of the PROW comparison, would it be possible to create a
list (Geojson?) of paths not in OSM but in LA's definitive maps? It's
something I always thought would be helpful to complete PROWS.
Looking forward to the full release.
On 06/09/2016 16:02, Luke Smith wrote:
> I mentioned a while back that grough was developing a composite map,
> blending OSM data with OS OpenData to fill in the gaps, and using
> public rights of way data directly from the local authorities which
> have released it. Over time, hopefully we will rely progressively less
> on other data sources.
> I'm happy to say there's now a beta available, at http://geo.gy/ with
> more details about the project at http://map.grough.co.uk/.
> There'll also soon be a 3D version available, building on the
> prototype at http://3d.geo.gy/ to cover all of Great Britain and
> improve the controls.
> The source code behind generating the maps is open source, although
> not suitable for on-the-fly tile generation because of the
> preprocessing. The idea was to create a map which could be printed and
> used at a fixed scale (1:25,000 scale), with labels moved around to
> avoid obscuring detail etc.
> If anyone has comments or advice for us, it would be gratefully
> received. We're aware of some issues already, so this is only a beta
> release. Similarly if anyone would like to use the maps, we'd be more
> than happy to help if you run into problems.
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