[Talk-GB] Amazon Logistics edits

ael witwall3 at disroot.org
Wed Jul 31 17:42:24 UTC 2019


On Wed, Jul 31, 2019 at 04:20:31PM +0100, ajt1047 at gmail.com wrote:
> On 29/07/2019 11:21, ael wrote:
> > In the case that I mentioned, it was certainly not from their own GPS
> > logs.
> 
> A few examples I came across while looking at these with a DWG hat on were
> also not from GPS logs.  In one case Amazon would have had to have been
> delivering by tractor; in another the actual building they would have been
> delivering to was first mapped in 2013 and was derelict then.
> 
> What I suspect that they were doing was "doing other mapping while they were
> in the area" (which to be fair is pretty much what nearly everyone else does
> too).

Indeed. My case was
https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/71388804#map=16/51.7817/-1.5188,
and as I said Amazon replied and adjusted.
They said explicitly that it was from "Maxar Premium Imagery (Beta)".

ael




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