[Talk-GB] Amazon Logistics edits
silentspike100 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 29 13:46:11 UTC 2019
I've seen a suggestion somewhere to contact amazon about the possibility of
running street imagery cameras. Would be a great way to get many local
details available for so-called armchair mappers.
On Mon, Jul 29, 2019 at 2:14 PM Dave F via Talk-GB <
talk-gb at openstreetmap.org> wrote:
> 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
> > 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
> > 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
> > 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
> > 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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