[talk-ph] Grande Island Resort is using OSM

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Sun May 29 18:19:40 BST 2011


Done: http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/changeset/8283441


On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 12:05 AM, Rally de Leon <ralleon at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think we can add non-gps ferry route on water bays known to be deep enough
> (eg subic area), or no known fishpens or fish cages in the area. (not
> recommended in laguna de bay).
>
> In night-time or zero-visibility navigation using untested ferrt route,
> smaller pump boats may end up going through fishnets :-)
>
> eg. the short pumpboat ride between Dos Palmas Resort & Isla Punting
> Buhangin can be tricky since there are shallow water/sand bars
>
> 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
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > website administrator:
>> > - www.waypoints.ph
>> > - reeflife.eppgarcia.com
>> >
>> > PADI Divemaster #491048



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