[Talk-in] Introduction

Sajjad Anwar me at sajjad.in
Sat Nov 8 13:35:38 UTC 2014

Thanks for this Warin.
I've been fixing a few things and buildings in Bangalore. If it helps, you
should try the to-fix utility - http://osmlab.github.io/to-fix/


(on the go)
On Nov 8, 2014 12:20 AM, "Warin" <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:

>  Hi,
> I'm an Australian looking at a holiday in India. So I downloaded a map of
> India (OSM sourced of course). I was dissapointed by the auto routing .. so
> I looked at the OSM source to find that quite a few roads were not
> correctly connected. So I've been doing some 'editorials' or 'housekeeping'
> as I call it. Basicly connecting roads together, adding bridges (using bing
> to check them first of course).
> For 'error' checking/indication I use
> http://tools.geofabrik.de/osmi/?lon=75&lat=28&zoom=6 .. you have to use
> the left side box to check various things .. it comes up in default as
> 'geometry' .. 'routing' is what I use .. it is not infallable but a good
> indication. 'Highways' is also usefull. I use JOSM as my editor and use its
> validator to obtain the places where things are not connected or crossing.
> ---------
> I also looked at the Red Fort in Agra .. one contributor has used one
> offset in their mapping, while another has used a different offset
> (comparing using bing). I do realise that there is a shadow effect due to
> the side ways look of bing there. But even so they don't match up. I'm
> thinking of trying to tide it up. Unfortunatly neither contributor has
> detailed the source of their information so I cannot judge which is better.
> Thus I'm inclinde to simple go with Bing .. with no offset.
> I've made few additions in places of interest to me. One road I have
> deleted -- it was not conneted on eitehr end and went through some tall
> buildings .. an obvious error. But mostly connectinmg roads and adding
> brigdges. Oh .. and a few railway crossings.
> Thanks for you work to the OSM map
> Warin
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