[OSM-talk] Zero tolerance on imports
niceman at att.net
Mon Feb 21 14:30:36 GMT 2011
On 2/21/2011 5:44 AM, Peter Wendorff wrote:
> And finally we should work on reduction of the fear to make things
> wrong, as I think, that fear is growing with growing complexity of
> existant data.
I consider myself fairly comfortable with the editing tools, but
recently while attempting to enter data from survey obtained during
travel, I was completely intimidated by the cluster of landuse + admin
boundary + "Communications infrastructure" imports. I believe other
tools place these on separate layers to avoid information overload.
Next time I travel to that region again, I won't bother to survey;
it's too much hassle to try to enter information in the tangled jumble
I agree with those who have experienced mixed results after importing
land use data - think 3 times before bringing it into your area, if at
all. If you just want 'colored maps' for your region, it should be
possible to combine these at render time.
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