[Talk-us] TIGER fixup and mapping "more"

Mike N niceman at att.net
Thu Jul 12 17:02:19 BST 2012

On 7/12/2012 11:43 AM, Richard Fairhurst wrote:
> I was wondering if something likehttp://frontdoor.cloudapp.net/  might be a
> fun solution. Present some aerial imagery, the OSM data, and say "is this a
> track or a road?". Kind of like HotOrNot for the OSM generation. (For extra
> efficiency, have a button for "it's a track and in fact_everything_  on this
> view is a track"... and a link to open it in P2 (or whatever) for the really
> curious.)

   I like the idea of this type of app in general.   However armchair 
classification of tracks locally here will often fail, even with the 
improved Bing imagery.  They often curve about while being 90% obscured 
by tree cover, and cannot be distinguished from paved roads.

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