[OSM-talk] SOTM delegates: Do a good deed while you're there

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Mon Jul 7 19:20:46 BST 2008


Yeah so if The Frederik Bus Company makes some diversions we'll have 7  
traces for every road they do.

And if we all do one road, then that's like, some number of roads  
crowd sourced.

How many roads are there in Limerick? Bet it equates to 2 or 3 per  
attendee.


On 6 Jul 2008, at 15:40, Dermot McNally wrote:

> Hi folks,
>
> Since I know that a lot of the SOTM delegates are on this list, please
> excuse an exceptional intrustion of talk-ie into talk. I know that
> SOTM isn't a mapping party and I know that spare moments surrounding
> the conference are most productively spent over beers with other
> mappers talking strategy rather than out gathering data. That said,
> for any of you who are planning to arrive early or leave late, let me
> offer the following thoughts:
>
> Limerick is the gateway to County Clare. Clare is the home of the
> Burren, Doolin, the Cliffs of Moher and a dozen other items of beauty
> and tourist significance. So there is plenty of motivation to take a
> drive around while you're here. It is also the home of some of the
> very few (small) gaps in the Irish National Road network, or rather,
> in the OSM coverage of the network. So if anybody is planning of being
> a tourist while here, make sure to log while you do it, and feel very
> free to go driving in the areas identified as missing at:
>
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/WikiProject_Ireland#National_Roads
>
> (Particularly N18 Ennis bypass, N67 at Kilkee, both ends of the N68
> and the Ennis end of the N85)
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=52.757&lon=-9.269&zoom=11&layers=0B0FTF
>
> For those of you more drawn towards County Kerry, the precise routing
> of the national network in Tralee town is also in need of a proper
> survey. N21, N69, N70 and N86 all meet here in ways not yet properly
> mapped.
>
> I hope to cover at least the N18 and Ennis elements of what's named  
> above.
>
> See you all at SOTM
>
> Dermot
>
> PS: Although the Kilmurry Lodge is claiming to be sold out, I was
> lucky enough to find a room today through ebookers - maybe they have
> more.
>
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Best

Steve





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