[talk-ph] Grande Island Resort is using OSM

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Sun May 29 16:48:06 BST 2011


Cool! That's very convenient.

I just might add the ferry route when I get home if nobody beats me to it. :-)


On Sun, May 29, 2011 at 11:44 PM, Ed Garcia <eppgarcia at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Eugene,
>
> The terminal is actually already in OSM:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=14.817303&lon=120.279643&zoom=18&layers=M
>
> :>) ed
>
> On Sun, May 29, 2011 at 11:33 PM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Ed,
>>
>> I think there is no problem with adding a non-GPS-based ferry route.
>> There isn't any major routing decisions to be made for this short
>> ferry ride and somebody else can improve the ferry route geometry in
>> the future.
>>
>> I don't want to add it now though since I'm not sure where the
>> terminal is in Subic Bay Freeport Zone.
>>
>> Eugene
>>
>>
>> On Sun, May 29, 2011 at 11:24 PM, Ed Garcia <eppgarcia at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I suggest adding the ferry route from the terminal at the Waterfront
>> > road to
>> > the Island so that it can be used by the routing services if one
>> > requests a
>> > route from Manila to the Island.
>> >
>> > I have just added the resort to waypointsdotph:
>> > http://waypoints.ph/vmap.php?wpt=rr0082
>> > If a ferry route is added at OSM, the routing services can calculate
>> > routes
>> > up to the island.
>> >
>> > Well, I guess my question is, need we wait for GPS traces of the ferry
>> > route?  or can we go ahead and plot the most probable route of the
>> > ferry?
>> >
>> >
>> > On Sun, May 29, 2011 at 10:01 PM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >>
>> >> I just sent them an email message (though it was to
>> >> sales at grandeislandresort.com--there was no general email address). :-)
>> >>
>> >> On Sun, May 29, 2011 at 6:48 PM, maning sambale
>> >> <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> > Dear Eugene,
>> >> >
>> >> > Have you tried sending them a message with the correct html embed
>> >> > code?
>> >> >
>> >> > On Sun, May 29, 2011 at 5:56 PM, Eugene Alvin Villar
>> >> > <seav80 at gmail.com>
>> >> > wrote:
>> >> >> Grande Island Resort in Subic Bay is using OSM to show their
>> >> >> location
>> >> >> in their website: http://www.grandeislandresort.com/location.html
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Unfortunately, the marker shown in the map is about a hundred
>> >> >> kilometers off the actual location of the resort:
>> >> >> http://osm.org/go/4zMqrIm?m
>> >> >>
>> >> > --
>> >> > cheers,
>> >> > maning



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