[OSM-talk] An import in New Zealand, assistance requested

Richard ricoz.osm at gmail.com
Wed Aug 16 11:17:21 UTC 2017


On Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 11:10:56PM +0000, Robin Paulson wrote:

> Before I ask for assistance, please note this: I've already brought
> this up on osm-imports and got nowhere useful.
> 
> There are a number of users in NZ doing mass imports of building data
> in Auckland (I estimate 500,000 buildings), while wilfully ignoring
> community guidelines.
> 
> I have asked numerous times for those doing the imports to stop and
> follow the notes on the imports page. There is no wiki page, no
> discussion on osm-imports, only vague references to a tool called
> linz2osm and responses of "Oh, I thought everything had been OK'd
> already, we discussed it on a local (google groups) mailing list".

Isn't a local group good enough for local imports? 

Regarding linz2osm, I have been directed to this pages:
  http://linz2osm.openstreetmap.org.nz/
  https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/LINZ

I was in touch with http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/barnaclebarnes_linz
regarding the waterways a while ago.

Richard



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