[Talk-us] High Priority Corridors?

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Sun Dec 12 22:53:42 GMT 2010


On 12/12/10 5:19 PM, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 12, 2010 at 5:15 PM, Ian Dees<ian.dees at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> On Sun, Dec 12, 2010 at 4:11 PM, Nathan Edgars II<neroute2 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> OK, how's this for a relation?
>>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/relation/1319303
>> While I'm happy to see them in a relation, I still question having such data
>> in OSM.
>> If there is no possible way for OSM mappers to improve the data (borders of
>> national and state parks is a good example), I don't think it should be
>> included ... but that's a different argument.
> It does get improved as new alignments are built. The NHS is another
> data point for determining which roads are the most major, as are
> intrastate systems like Florida has.
>
NHS is a datapoint for what roads the US DOD thinks are important
in a military crisis. while i don't necessarily object to documenting it
in OSM, it's not clear how much OSM really gains from that documentation,
which is why i never pursued trying to get the NHS stuff into OSM
myself.

richard




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