[OSM-talk] Decline in accuracy of capture date metadata in Bing imagery

James james2432 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 25 16:32:48 UTC 2017


Maybe you should stick to local mapping/survey the location to assess the
image quality

On Jul 25, 2017 12:22 PM, "Christoph Hormann" <osm at imagico.de> wrote:

>
> I wonder if anyone else noticed the widespread decline in the accuracy
> of capture date metadata in Bing images as you can see it in JOSM
> via 'show tile info'?
>
> It seems to me in many cases in rural areas we get pretty useless ranges
> of dates now - the longest span i have seen so far is 2003-2016 - even
> if it is clear that the area in question is based on a single image of
> a specific date.  If this is just accidental or a deliberate attempt to
> disguise the age of the images shown i don't know of course but it
> makes it much more difficult to assess image quality.
>
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> Christoph Hormann
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