[Talk-us] TIGER 2010 Imports

Toby Murray toby.murray at gmail.com
Tue Dec 21 15:08:32 GMT 2010


We have discussed [1] a cheaper way of doing it to at least be a
better approximation and Antony commented on my blog saying that they
would try to incorporate this.

http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk-us/2010-December/004977.html
(and the following 3 messages)

Toby

On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 6:06 AM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:
> Antony from MapQuest basically said that in order to do it correctly it
> would take a full-history planet dump and they don't have the space to do
> it:
> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk-us/2010-December/004976.html
>
> On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 12:08 AM, Alan Mintz <Alan_Mintz+OSM at earthlink.net>
> wrote:
>>
>> Anyone know if the problem with the tigerviewer map showing too much red
>> is being worked on, or where to report it?
>>
>> At 2010-12-16 06:07, Alan Mintz wrote:
>>
>> At 2010-12-15 10:04, Ian Dees wrote:
>>
>> Look at the TIGER edited map. There is *lots* of untouched TIGER data in
>> OSM:
>>
>>
>> http://open.mapquestapi.com/tigerviewer/index.html?zoom=9&lat=40.07546&lon=-76.329999&layers=B
>>
>> Do you know what the criteria are for red vs. green? Unless this came from
>> a very old dataset (<2009), I believe it's wrong. I see _way_ too much red
>> in places where I've done a lot of work.
>>
>> Here's a simple case:
>> http://open.mapquestapi.com/tigerviewer/index.html?zoom=16&lat=34.16103&lon=-117.58066&layers=B
>>
>> If you look at the blocks framed by Hermosa, Hillside, and Haven, it shows
>> only one green road.
>>
>> If you look at the area with the data view in OSM at
>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=34.15963&lon=-117.58032&zoom=16&layers=M ,
>> you'll see that I edited every street, correcting geometry, tagging source
>> and source_ref, researching naming discrepancies, adding cul-de-sacs, etc.
>>
>> In particular, if you look at
>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/7268631/history , you see that I
>> first edited it at Wed, 27 May 2009 10:41:28 +0000.
>>
>> Does it maybe ignore ways where balrog-kun (or another bot) was last to
>> act, even if the way was previously edited?
>>
>> --
>> Alan Mintz <Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.net>
>>
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