[Talk-us] Fwd: Re: Post bot cleanup

Toby Murray toby.murray at gmail.com
Thu Jul 19 21:45:25 BST 2012


And this time to the list... (cures you, lack of reply-to!)

On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 11:16 AM, the Old Topo Depot
<oldtopos at novacell.com> wrote:
>
> Toby's post yesterday using the modified live edit bot osmZmiany seems a
> good way to help focus on areas.  Toby, do you think it possible to
> serialize the state of the edits as you displayed yesterday so that they
> could be used as a zoomable reference to areas potentially needing review ?

Ehh... not sure OSMZmiany is the best tool for this. Once you get a
lot of nodes loaded in, it takes up a few hundred MB of RAM and
performs like crap. Like 5 seconds to zoom/pan. However I do have an
idea or two to make something that would work better. I will have to
tinker with it tonight and see if it is practical.

> I'm also wondering if a routing regression suite exists anywhere that could
> be used to help identify broken interstates and other major ways, as the
> tagging changes and 2 node bridges that were likely deleted will take time
> to identify.

There was something like this back when the TIGER import was new to
help people connect major highways across county lines. Does anyone
know the technical details or if it would be practical to bring back?
It is documented here:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/TIGER_fixup/250_cities/routing_grid

Toby



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