[talk-ph] Node position for towns

Ed Garcia eppgarcia at gmail.com
Tue Apr 6 15:05:34 BST 2010


Glad you agree guys!  Surprised to see so many +1s in barely an hour from
posting.  Okay then, I'll start with San Antonio in Zambales.  That town
node is currently so far away from town proper ... it is currently located
on the mountains.



On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 9:55 PM, Bart Bartolome <linuxbastard at paglalakbay.com
> wrote:

> do I get a vote? +1 for me too then ;)
>
> On Tuesday, 06 April, 2010 09:22 PM, George Tujan wrote:
> > +1 for me as well
> >
> > On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 9:07 PM, Rally de Leon
> > <ralleon at gmail.com
> > <mailto:ralleon at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     +1 including town (at the heart of poblacion), and also for rural
> >     barangays (node should be nearest the concentration of
> >     community/houses... most of the time near the old churches, barangay
> >     halls or very near the town/brgy plaza.
> >
> >
> >     On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 8:50 PM, maning sambale
> >     <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
> >     <mailto:emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com>>
> >     wrote:
> >
> >         +1 for me
> >
> >         On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 8:47 PM, Ed Garcia
> >         <eppgarcia at gmail.com
> >         <mailto:eppgarcia at gmail.com>> wrote:
> >          > Hi all.
> >          >
> >          > I have partially brought this subject up with Maning some
> >         time ago and would
> >          > just like bring it up again on the forum ...
> >          >
> >          > I propose to make it standard to position town nodes as near
> >         as possible to
> >          > the municipal hall of the towns.  This makes for better and
> >         easier
> >          > navigation when using the osmphil_garmin GPS map that Maning
> >         compiles.  Most
> >          > town nodes are still located at the geographical center of
> >         the boundaries of
> >          > the town.  If the node is moved near to the municipal hall
> >         (which is usually
> >          > along the main road of the town), a traveller can see better
> >         what town is
> >          > "next down the road" when he/she navigates with a GPS.
> >          >
> >          > cheers
> >          > ed
> >          >
> >          >
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