[OSM-talk] Zero tolerance on imports

Lennard ldp at xs4all.nl
Sun Feb 20 19:25:03 GMT 2011


On 20-2-2011 19:56, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer wrote:

> Even if you import now up to date and "complete" data, if there is not
> an active comunity to support and maintain this data its value will
> shrink every day and it will be outdated soon.

As mentioned before in this thread, the same holds true of user 
collected and contributed information in OSM, to various degrees. Users 
loose interest, or worse (some have even died), and thus areas fall out 
of maintenance all the time. Waiting for someone else to come along and 
pick it up. -If- someone comes along.


-- 
Lennard




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