[OSM-talk] Google Updates its Data

Ian Dees ian.dees at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 20:23:31 BST 2009


On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 2:05 PM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 2:04 PM, Marcus Wolschon <Marcus at wolschon.biz>wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 7:24 PM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > If I could figure out a way to report it, I would tell them that there
>> might
>> > not be a state park running through the middle of Minneapolis:
>> >
>> >
>> http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=&sll=44.983256,-93.250151&sspn=0.040675,0.064373&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=&ll=44.983256,-93.250151&spn=0.040675,0.064373&z=14
>>
>> "Boom Island Park"
>> http://www.minneapolisparks.org/default.asp?PageID=4&parkid=264
>>
>> seems to exist.
>>
>
> Yes, my point is that the entire green area along the river is not a park.
> It's privately-owned property.
>

Also, Google is asking organizations to send their data in for addition to
the basemap:
http://maps.google.com/help/maps/basemap/

I don't see any way to get the aggregate data back out, though. Hmm...
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