[OSM-talk] who moved Mumbai?

Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) ajrlists at googlemail.com
Fri Jul 4 15:28:11 BST 2008

Kenneth Gonsalves [mailto:lawgon at au-kbc.org] wrote:
>Sent: 04 July 2008 3:25 PM
>To: Dave Stubbs
>Cc: Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists); OSM Talk; India GNU/Linux Users Group
>Mumbai; talk-in at openstreetmap.org
>Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] who moved Mumbai?
>On 04-Jul-08, at 7:11 PM, Dave Stubbs wrote:
>> One way would be to check the history of a few of the "moved" nodes
>> using the data layer on the www.openstreetmap.org map. Zoom in, select
>> the data layer... wait... choose a way that looks moved and view the
>> details for it, select one of the nodes, and view the history for the
>> node. If there is only one entry and it says edited by AND, then it
>> hasn't been changed.
>> I just did this for a few nodes for roads that look off as you
>> describe, and it looks like they haven't been edited since they were
>> created by the AND import.
>> You might want to check it on a few more in more places.
>everything is AND and everything is consistently out of place to the
>southeast with the same offset - is there any way to programmatically
>change this?

Need to define the error first, suggest checked accurately against some
careful GPS work in a few open locations that fit a logical node (centre of
major intersections). Don't rely on Yahoo, that may be out.



>Kenneth Gonsalves
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>lawgon at au-kbc.org
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