[Talk-us] Addition of building footprints in selected U.S. and Canadian cities

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 18:06:06 BST 2012

On 4/2/2012 12:18 PM, Richard Weait wrote:
> I think imports (taking a large number of objects from an external
> source and placing them in OSM all at once) is bad for the community.
> Most of you have heard me say this before.  I still have no hard
> evidence to prove it.  There is also no hard counter-evidence.  At
> best, imported data will be unmaintained.  I glibly offer most TIGER
> ways as evidence.

I offer TIGER as counterevidence. It's imperfect but a great starting 
point for local mappers, especially those without a GPS setup.

No comment on the proposed import.

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