[OSM-talk] Coastline generation resumed

Simone Cortesi simone at cortesi.com
Fri Aug 3 22:34:19 BST 2012

are you still running it 3 times a day?

It seems to be in a frozen state since at least 4 days. Fixed errors
still show up.

Any idea?


On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 7:42 AM, Paul Norman <penorman at mac.com> wrote:
> Minor update: I am now running three times a day. Exact upload times depend
> on runtime which is largely a factor of dev server speed. Errors points are
> definitely going down. Many thanks for David Groom for both hosting the
> visualization and for often fixing errors before I can get to them, even
> though I know when my runs finish.
>> From: Paul Norman [mailto:penorman at mac.com]
>> Sent: Sunday, July 22, 2012 11:55 PM
>> To: 'osm-talk'
>> Subject: [OSM-talk] Coastline generation resumed
>> I have resumed my daily generation of coastline files. These are
>> generated with the coastcheck program[1] from my jxapi database starting
>> at 5 AM pacific time. They take 3-4 hours to generate and upload,
>> depending on my internet speed at the time.
>> The completed files are uploaded to
>> http://pnorman.dev.openstreetmap.org/coastlines/
>> If opening these shapefiles in QGIS be sure to create a spatial index
>> for tolerable performance.
>> There is a visualization of errors at http://www.wightpaths.co.uk/coast/
>> Many of the errors appear to be short errors between ways that became
>> disconnected. More complicated errors are often best fixed by deleting
>> the bad coastline and retracing.
>> [1]: http://svn.openstreetmap.org/applications/utils/coastcheck/
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