[OSM-talk] Editing and tagging - Potlatch, or just JOSM?

Darryl Shpak darryl at shpak.ca
Fri Aug 17 17:50:38 BST 2007


Alex Mauer wrote:
> Jon Bright wrote:
>   
>> Sure.  I should have mentioned this.  For my local area, for example, 
>> the Yahoo! data is just plain wrong - it's all shifted some 5km to the 
>> north.  So the river in the Yahoo! data is ~5km north of where the river 
>> really is.
>>     
>
> I have a similar problem, though not nearly as drastic.
>
> Is there anyone here who works on the YWMS plugin that can say whether
> it might be possible to configure an offset for the yahoo data, so that
> the image would always be shifted a certain amount, or so that the image
> could be "slid" around manually to match existing data, allowing other
> data to be derived?
>   

When the WMS plugin is in use, there's a button on the left-hand toolbar 
that should allow you to slide the WMS layer around. I've never used it, 
because the YWMS data is bang-on in my area, so I don't actually know if 
it works, but it's definitely there...

- Darryl





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