[Talk-GB] Amazon Logistics edits

Dave F davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Mon Jul 29 13:16:02 UTC 2019

It would be good if they could add address data. Probably not postcodes 
- I assume they're a customer of Royal Mail's PAF, but house numbers & 


On 29/07/2019 13:32, Gregory Marler wrote:
> I've exchanged a number of messages with the Amazon mappers and their team
> lead Jothirnadh. First of all, if anything isn't quite right then I would
> encourage the person who spots it to...
> a) contact the editor about it (or better if you post a comment on the
> changeset)
> b) add tags yourself to further clarify the way (OSM is a wiki).
> c) a combination of the above.
> Amazon are using OpenStreetMap (great) and they are putting in some work to
> improve it (great).
> They've been a bit behind on widely communicating with the community, but
> they are slowly getting better. They're also working in a number of
> countries, where similar concerns are coming up, and they're replying in
> similar ways. They are keen to learn and do better.
> Communication certainly helps people get better. Most (all?) of us have had
> something we've learnt from other mappers. Often we don't know a tag is
> used, or we don't know the map data is used in a certain way.
> Amazon obviously have their specific interests in mapping, but so do all of
> us. You're unlikely to see me adding tags for voltage of an electricity
> line, but you may see me add the pylon.
> Happy mapping everyone,
> Gregory.

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