[Talk-us] Texas - redacted roads.

Rihards richlv at nakts.net
Fri Oct 13 07:05:18 UTC 2017


On 2017.10.13. 05:06, Nick Hocking wrote:
> AAAH - all my questions are answered.
> 
> The City of Austin's use of google base map has "fooled" me into
> thinking that the map data was theirs rather than googles. If I click on
> the "blue line" then I see the actual City of Austin data and indeed it
> is "REED WILL DRIVE".
> 
> Damm - So I have actually just gone and put in a google mistake into
> OSM. Easily fixed tonight and I will check any other roads that I have
> "fixed" in the last two days.
> 
> Ok - so after all this, the only error was in the google data, which is
> no great surprise.

while not too likely, could have been a lye street[1], too.
this is a good example why even only taking a street name from google
maps is not a good idea.
thank you for finding and fixing it :)

[1] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Copyright_Easter_Eggs
-- 
 Rihards



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