[OSM-talk] Coastlines

Richard Fairhurst richard at systemeD.net
Tue Mar 21 12:57:54 GMT 2006


Quoting David Groom <reviews at pacific-rim.net>:

> Also it breaks the idea of having all OSM data derived from user 
> entered GPS data.

I'm not sure that OSM needs to be restricted solely to GPS-derived data. There
are plenty of other sources.

For the UK, out-of-copyright historical mapping (reprojected from the National
Grid) could be used to trace a high-resolution coastline.

Richard





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