[Talk-us] Possible coping from Google Maps

Greg Troxel gdt at ir.bbn.com
Thu Feb 21 16:30:13 UTC 2013


Chris Lawrence <lordsutch at gmail.com> writes:

> On Feb 21, 2013 1:19 AM, "James Mast" <rickmastfan67 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> The user who added the interchange has no GPS traces listed for his
> account.
>
> They could have been using someone else's traces in JOSM/Potlatch - you'd
> have to load everyone's traces (GPX layer in JOSM) to be sure.
>
> You also would need to check the other free satellite overlays. Sometimes
> Bing is behind MQ, NAIP, etc. in updates. Also different zoom levels.
>
> And even then it's possible they used personal GPS traces they didn't
> upload.

I have lots of traces, have drawn ways from them (in josm), and I
haven't uploaded any of them.  So not having traces in one's accounts
should not lead to the conclusion that GPS was not used.
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