[Talk-us] parcel boundaries and associated data in OSM

the Old Topo Depot oldtopos at novacell.com
Thu Feb 14 20:55:22 GMT 2013


Hi Brian,

I'd like to ask for some of your time to meet in person to talk more about
this, as I'm the SF Bay Area, and am very interested in discussing this
sort of work.

Please contact me off-list if you're amenable.

Best


On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 12:49 PM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:

> PS:
>
> On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 2:41 PM, Steve Coast <steve at asklater.com> wrote:
>
>> Brian
>>
>> Personally I think it's brilliant you're working on this, and I'd love
>> OSM to work hand in hand to make it happen. Ideally I'd love OSM to be the
>> repository for this, it helps everybody.
>
>
> +1 to you working on this. Collecting parcels is a great idea! I started
> doing this late last year and got this far:
> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AsVnlPsfrhUIdEVZTzVFalFYYnlvTkc0R05wcUpsWVE#gid=0
>
> I don't agree that OSM is the place it should go at this point. At the
> very least we need to solve the data density problems in our
> editors/viewers and the "area" data type problem.
>
> In my mind this would be better in a GitHub repo with {Geo|Topo}JSON files
> for each county.
>
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