[talk-ph] Grab in conflict with Thailand OSM community
grab.osm at globallogic.com
Fri Dec 21 09:15:54 UTC 2018
Yes that's always a check point for us Erwin.
On Fri, Dec 21, 2018, 14:45 Erwin Olario <govvin at gmail.com wrote:
> And speaking of imagery alignment, please check the imagery offsets
> database, if you're working with any imagery (even Bing), our (Kaart) work
> in PH updates the IODB, whenever possible, and recording offsets with
> Strava heatmaps (or some other source.)
> On Fri, Dec 21, 2018 at 3:32 PM Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>
>> On Fri, Dec 21, 2018 at 3:25 PM Glen Scott <paverne at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Is it a concern that they keep referring to Bing imagery "We will also
>>> use Bing imagery to ensure there are no missing roads". In the parts
>>> I've looked at, some roads on Bing just don't exist any more! Bing is good
>>> for coastline where there has been no human development, but not good for
>>> anything else. Using Bing imagery to check for roads will create the
>>> classic GPS nav problem - OLD DATA = WRONG WAY!
>> It is definitely a concern to use any old and outdated imagery, not just
>> Bing. But based on experience, Bing usually has the best alignment out of
>> all the available satellite imagery so it makes sense to refer to Bing (at
>> first). But any good remote mapper worth their salt should check other
>> imagery as well to (hopefully) avoid mapping outdated roads and features.
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