[Talk-GB] Proposed Import of UK Shell Filling Stations

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Thu May 11 22:25:38 UTC 2017


Hi,

On 05/11/2017 11:47 PM, David Woolley wrote:
> On 11/05/17 21:36, Brian Prangle wrote:
>> There is a proposal for this import currently under discussion on the
>> talk import mailing list and the OSMUK chapter has asked the proposer
>> that it be discussed on the talk GB mailing list

Link to discussion so far on imports@:
https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/imports/2017-May/004956.html

> My concern would be from where to they get their geocoding.  Most
> businesses, and particularly chain businesses, tend to use postcode
> centroids, which are not accurate enough, probably get them from Google.

I voiced the same general concern, but a random sample I checked of the
(actually rather few) stations that are proposed to be newly added
seemed to be impeccably placed.

Bye
Frederik

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