[OSM-talk] OpenStreetMap Availability (Coverage) 2014

Stefan Keller sfkeller at gmail.com
Tue Jul 15 18:46:29 UTC 2014


Hi Christoph,

You wrote:
> This makes it a very misleading graphic IMO since deliberately leaving
> out significant parts of the data will influence many conclusions
> people might draw from such a map.

That's what I thought too.
Which node density map by Martin Raifer do you mean?

-S.



2014-07-15 18:32 GMT+02:00 Christoph Hormann <chris_hormann at gmx.de>:

> On Tuesday 15 July 2014, Stefan Keller wrote:
> > Note: IMHO Diagram/color scheme has some potential to be enhanced.
>
> That seems kind of an understatement - the white areas are quite
> puzzeling for example - they are definitely not areas below a certain
> node density, easy to see if you compare to the recent node density map
> by Martin Raifer.  They also do not appear to be areas with low
> population density (for example large essentially unpopulated areas of
> the southern Arabian Peninsula are included).
>
> This makes it a very misleading graphic IMO since deliberately leaving
> out significant parts of the data will influence many conclusions
> people might draw from such a map.
>
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> Christoph Hormann
> http://www.imagico.de/
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