[Talk-transit] catching up

Thomas Wood grand.edgemaster at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 16:18:50 GMT 2009

2009/1/13 Brian Quinion <openstreetmap at brian.quinion.co.uk>:
>> Quite a lot of it is directly related to the administration of NaPTAN
>> data, and thus we won't require it.
>> Some AdministrativeArea may be worth mapping onto boundary relations
>> of their respective counties.
>> District info looks to be essentially useless, with only names being
>> provided, I guess we could extrapolate the points within each district
>> to get a rough outline.
>> We'll get considerable duplication with existing OSM data for
>> localities, so we're going to have to be clever with the import of
>> this layer.
> I'm wondering if the first step might be to import the data to a
> seperate database so that we can render an overlay on to the existing
> OSM data without populating the main database.  We could then get the
> overlay as correct as possible and give other editors the ability to
> double check it before it became final.

As Peter noted, we can make several passes over the data, each time we
generate an OSM file, we can generate an overlay
image/tileset/something fairly easily to do a general check of the

Thomas Wood

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