[talk-ph] Province place nodes

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 05:03:39 BST 2009

Further update:

To the best of my abilities, I can't find the Mountain Province node so I
added it[1] and confirmed that there is a node for Quirino.

[1] http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/node/495914621/history

On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 11:42 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Ok. I tried a crack at checking/fixing the Oriental Mindoro place node and
> found out that this is much harder than I thought.
> First, I tried confirming whether there's a place node for Oriental
> Mindoro. Doing this with Potlatch is impossible so I used Merkaartor and
> serially downloaded the data in the area of Oriental Mindoro. I found no
> node and decided that there was none in the first place so I added the
> node[1].
> Then on a whim, I tried the OSM Name Finder[2] despite its outdated data
> and found that there was indeed an existing node[3], except that it was
> located in Occidental Mindoro (which was why I didn't find it in the first
> place). So I deleted the node I added earlier and moved this existing node
> in its place. In the process, I renamed the existing node from "Mindoro
> Oriental" to "Oriental Mindoro" and removed the tags pertaining to the GNS
> import since the coordinates no longer match that of the GNS database[4],
> which was the source for the original import.
> I think doing this is easier with JOSM and with a planet.osm[5] Philippine
> extract but I refuse to install a Java virtual machine on my old computer.
> :-)
> [1] http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/node/495881060/history
> [2] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Name_finder
> [3] http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/node/305704531/history
> [4] http://earth-info.nga.mil/gns/html/index.html
> [5] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Planet.osm
> On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 9:48 AM, maning sambale <
> emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I can try but not until weekend.  Hope somebody beats me.

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