[OSM-talk] Coordinates in OSM. Really annoying

Dave F davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Sat Apr 22 13:10:14 UTC 2017


Oh, agree OSM isn't unique, but considering it's a geocoded project, 
it's just embarrassing that coordinates can't be coordinated.

DaveF


On 22/04/2017 13:57, Oleksiy Muzalyev wrote:
> On 21.04.17 17:28, Dave F wrote:
>> Hi
>>
>> This is one of my OSM bugbears: http://osm.duschmarke.de/bbox.html
>>
>> Is there /really/ any need for *six* coordinate formats? It's hard 
>> enough to learn a new process without basics like this tripping you 
>> up. Is there any reason why the developers of these programs can't 
>> talk to each other & simplify the situation?
>>
>> Cheers
>> DaveF.
>>
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> Hi,
>
> But such a situation is the same everywhere. Take Plug & socket types 
> http://www.worldstandards.eu/electricity/plugs-and-sockets/
>
> These plugs types (and adapters) are the cause of numerous problems 
> for travelers (like searching in a town for an adapter at night, 
> sigh...). However, it seems indeed people can't talk to each other.
>
> Cheers,
>
> O.
>




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