[OSM-talk] Yahoo approves of JOSM plugin (does it require manual adjustment)

Francisco R. Santos frsantos at gmail.com
Sat Jul 14 11:35:59 BST 2007

On 7/14/07, John McKerrell <john at mckerrell.net> wrote:
> On 14 Jul 2007, at 04:33, Alex Mauer wrote:
> > Ulf Lamping wrote:
> >
> >> While using the landsat stuff, I recognized that there's a shift
> >> to the
> >> thing's I've tagged.
> >>
> >> But how do you edit such shifts into JOSM?
> >
> > I've been doing it by taking any edits I make based on the Yahoo data
> > and shifting them "a bit" to the left.  It's not so good, but it works
> > (more or less).  I was hoping that the YWMS plugin for JOSM would/will
> > be able to take an offset into account, but it's not available for
> > download. (yet?)
> Didn't the YWMS just act as a standalone WMS, which worked with the
> WMS plugin? If so I think the WMS plugin will allow you to shift the
> aerial layer to match the data.
> As the guy in Metro Manila has noted, Yahoo definitely seem to have
> improved their aerial coverage since they originally said we could
> use their data. I'm definitely looking forward to making use of this
> with JOSM as they've added Liverpool now.
> John

The YWMS plugin is not yet available for use. We've been discussing about
the tags that the plugin need to enter automatically to identify changes
made with Yahoo imagery when it is visible, but the SOTM conference is
slowing it a bit.

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