Re: [Talk-GB] "Survey Me" Tool Update

2020-11-07 Thread ael via Talk-GB
On Sat, Nov 07, 2020 at 02:21:43PM +, Robert Whittaker (OSM lists) wrote: > On Sat, 7 Nov 2020 at 13:02, ael via Talk-GB > wrote: > > On Sat, Nov 07, 2020 at 12:11:42PM +, Robert Whittaker (OSM lists) > > wrote: > > > For anyone who's interested, I've just

Re: [Talk-GB] "Survey Me" Tool Update

2020-11-07 Thread ael via Talk-GB
ail Points" dataset from > Geolytix ( https://blog.geolytix.net/tag/retail-points/ ). I took a look and it flagged up https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/3149722064 as having no name. But it has a perfectly good name? ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list

Re: [Talk-GB] Q4 2020 Quarterly Project: Defibrillators

2020-10-12 Thread ael
n alone. > I just checked a couple of areas that I know, and the locations are wildly inaccurate. Most of the "missing" defibs were inside buildings which would not normally be entered by anyone doing OSM surveying. So our coverage of publically visible defi

Re: [Talk-GB] Jewson - is it shop=doityourself or shop=trade?

2020-09-19 Thread ael
On Sat, Sep 19, 2020 at 02:59:41PM +0100, ael wrote: > On Fri, Sep 18, 2020 at 10:27:20PM +0200, Mateusz Konieczny via Talk-GB wrote: > > I encountered https://github.com/osmlab/name-suggestion-index/issues/4140 > > and it is hard to me how it should be decided. > > I ori

Re: [Talk-GB] Jewson - is it shop=doityourself or shop=trade?

2020-09-19 Thread ael
it isn't a "shop"? The trade tag is intended for places that cater in a professional way to trade customers, but also include ordinary retail. I suppose that if there really are "shops" which are trade only one could add a subtag like trade_only = yes.

Re: [Talk-GB] Jewson - is it shop=doityourself or shop=trade?

2020-09-19 Thread ael
places that do ordinary retail/DIY in addition to serving trade customers. So trade. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Electric vehicle charging points

2020-07-21 Thread ael
now. But it's not reliable enough for an unfiltered > bulk import; there are duplicate entries, incorrect coordinates and > incorrect or missing addresses. And missing entries. Two charge points that I have mapped do not appear, at least with a post-code search. ael __

Re: [Talk-GB] Electric vehicle charging points

2020-07-21 Thread ael
On Tue, Jul 21, 2020 at 11:58:53AM +0100, Mark Goodge wrote: > Do we map electric vehicle charging points? Yes. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Q3 2020 Quarterly project Cycle Infrastructure

2020-07-14 Thread ael
On Tue, Jul 14, 2020 at 09:30:00PM +0100, Adam Snape wrote: > > this point if we're actually advocating the hitherto undocumented usage of > segregated=yes to mean 'cycleway is separate from main carriageway' because > I suspect I'm not the only one whose been using it as per the wiki to show >

Re: [Talk-GB] Server crash or dns spoofing?

2020-06-28 Thread ael
d that reverse dns doesn't work. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

[Talk-GB] Server crash or dns spoofing?

2020-06-28 Thread ael
do I need to investigate further? ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Adding missing roads using Facebook detections

2020-03-27 Thread ael
ere destined to become highways or paths. I had to ask for a reversion. I doubt that an AI system would be any better than Amazon humans. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Adding missing roads using Facebook detections

2020-03-27 Thread ael
oned. But where an edit goes ahead for good reason, the previous source tag should usually be expanded rather than overwritten. IMHO. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Ficticious embankments? Vandalism.

2020-03-21 Thread ael
On Sat, Mar 21, 2020 at 10:45:53AM +1100, Warin wrote: > On 18/3/20 1:42 am, ael wrote: > > On Tue, Mar 17, 2020 at 11:25:24AM +, Devonshire wrote: > > > On Tue, Mar 17, 2020, at 2:08 AM, Warin wrote: > > > > On 17/3/20 8:02 am, ael wrote: > > > The

Re: [Talk-GB] Ficticious embankments? Vandalism

2020-03-19 Thread ael
On Thu, Mar 19, 2020 at 03:08:39PM +, ael wrote: > On Sat, Mar 14, 2020 at 06:09:26PM +0000, ael wrote: > > I have just noticed some new "Embankments" added around a fortnight ago. > > These were added to some stone circles in Cornwall which I know well and > >

Re: [Talk-GB] Ficticious embankments? Vandalism

2020-03-19 Thread ael
On Sat, Mar 14, 2020 at 06:09:26PM +, ael wrote: > I have just noticed some new "Embankments" added around a fortnight ago. > These were added to some stone circles in Cornwall which I know well and > > I have added a changeset comment. > https://www.openstreetm

Re: [Talk-GB] Ficticious embankments? Vandalism.

2020-03-17 Thread ael
On Tue, Mar 17, 2020 at 11:25:24AM +, Devonshire wrote: > On Tue, Mar 17, 2020, at 2:08 AM, Warin wrote: > > On 17/3/20 8:02 am, ael wrote: > > The inability to mark an object's location as "authorititive" has always > seemed like a massive shortcoming of the pr

Re: [Talk-GB] Ficticious embankments? Vandalism.

2020-03-17 Thread ael
On Tue, Mar 17, 2020 at 11:25:24AM +, Devonshire wrote: > On Tue, Mar 17, 2020, at 2:08 AM, Warin wrote: > > On 17/3/20 8:02 am, ael wrote: > > The inability to mark an object's location as "authorititive" has always > seemed like a massive shortcoming of the pr

Re: [Talk-GB] Ficticious embankments? Vandalism.

2020-03-17 Thread ael
On Tue, Mar 17, 2020 at 01:08:52PM +1100, Warin wrote: > On 17/3/20 8:02 am, ael wrote: > > > > I have only just got around to looking in more detail, and discovered > > that it is much worse than I had realised: vandalism. > > > > I have taken waypoints on ne

Re: [Talk-GB] Ficticious embankments? Vandalism.

2020-03-17 Thread ael
way better then using imagery with the poor resolution, parallax errors and all the rest, which is probably what the user used. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Ficticious embankments? Vandalism.

2020-03-16 Thread ael
On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 04:18:02:PM +, Andy Townsend wrote: > On 16/03/2020 15:36, ael wrote: > > > > There has now been had one short reply essentially admitting tagging for > > the renderer. I haven't replied as yet, but Andy has. > > In this case it looks lik

Re: [Talk-GB] Ficticious embankments?

2020-03-16 Thread ael
On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 04:08:45PM +0100, Mateusz Konieczny wrote: > > > > Mar 15, 2020, 22:36 by witwa...@disroot.org: > > > On Sun, Mar 15, 2020 at 09:18:59PM +, David Woolley wrote: > > > >> On 14/03/2020 18:09, ael wrote: > >> > I have

Re: [Talk-GB] Ficticious embankments?

2020-03-15 Thread ael
On Sun, Mar 15, 2020 at 09:18:59PM +, David Woolley wrote: > On 14/03/2020 18:09, ael wrote: > > I have just noticed some new "Embankments" added around a fortnight ago. > > These were added to some stone circles in Cornwall which I know well and >

[Talk-GB] Ficticious embankments?

2020-03-14 Thread ael
embankment there. But I suspect this is tagging for the renderer to make ancient monumnets more obvious on the standard map. I suggest that every one check their local historic sites for any unjustified modifications. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing li

Re: [Talk-GB] Saltash/Plymouth

2020-02-17 Thread ael
everal months each year in the area so I am getting close to being regular. ael/messpert ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

[Talk-GB] Saltash/Plymouth

2020-02-16 Thread ael
://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/50.41900/-4.23429 ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Features which move...apparently spurious edits: iD bug or "finger trouble"?

2020-02-15 Thread ael
problems when run on slow limited machines? Developers may not notice because they are usually using fairly powerful systems. An accidental drag may not show up for a second or more and can be overlooked. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstre

Re: [Talk-GB] Tagging ad hoc parking places?

2020-01-31 Thread ael
On Fri, Jan 31, 2020 at 12:35:35AM +, Andy Townsend wrote: > On 30/01/2020 18:58, ael wrote: > > On Thu, Jan 30, 2020 at 06:14:44PM +, Martin Wynne wrote: > > > -- even if it is, highway=layby appears to be an abandoned proposal: > > > > > >

Re: [Talk-GB] Tagging ad hoc parking places?

2020-01-30 Thread ael
rejected by the list software, and maybe a bit antisocial for those with limited bandwidth... ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] accurate GPS

2019-10-09 Thread ael
ive stations which are usually small pillars a few cm high. Most (all?) are now "legacy" but they ought to be much more accurate than the much older trig points. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Solar Panels Quarterly Project: 39 days to go

2019-08-23 Thread ael
had time to do much armchair imagery mapping. There are maybe around 3 fairly active mappers in East Cornwall. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Rowmaps importing in South Gloucestershire

2019-08-18 Thread ael
On Fri, Aug 09, 2019 at 12:49:47PM +0100, Andy Townsend wrote: > > Maybe a compromise might be (assuming the licence is suitable) importing only > the "designation" tag for entirely new footways (i.e. without a highway tag > at all)? An excellent idea, bu

Re: [Talk-GB] Rowmaps importing in South Gloucestershire

2019-08-09 Thread ael
hat good imagery evidence can sometimes do if there are no local mappers. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Tintagel bridge

2019-08-08 Thread ael
air distance and it probably won't happen. Anyone in that area? ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] UK coastline data

2019-08-04 Thread ael
cks. And its offsets don't match those for Maxbox. I think it is marked "beta" presumably in case of these sorts of problem. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Amazon Logistics edits

2019-07-31 Thread ael
s are no more than construction tracks as yet. Nearly the whole of that site was mapped before any imagery was available from multiple visits with fairly accurate gps. Those gps tracks are public and can be inspected. It is overdue for another visit. ael _

Re: [Talk-GB] Amazon Logistics edits

2019-07-31 Thread ael
On Wed, Jul 31, 2019 at 04:20:31PM +0100, ajt1...@gmail.com wrote: > On 29/07/2019 11:21, ael wrote: > > In the case that I mentioned, it was certainly not from their own GPS > > logs. > > A few examples I came across while looking at these with a DWG hat on were > also no

Re: [Talk-GB] Amazon Logistics edits

2019-07-29 Thread ael via Talk-GB
n a large non-construction vehicle on these unfinished roads with locked gates and construction workers around in working hours? ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Amazon Logistics edits

2019-07-29 Thread ael
se that I mentioned, it was certainly not from their own GPS logs. The construction area was inaccesible, even on a bicycle. It was definitely armchair mapping. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Amazon Logistics edits

2019-07-29 Thread ael
regular gps surveys. Sadly, it is not only Amazon armchair mappers who neglect to do basic checks before changing things. So, yes, I have some concerns. But maybe they are doing useful work in area without local mappers. Perhaps they should be encouraged to be more c

Re: [Talk-GB] Importing NaPTAN Data

2019-07-04 Thread ael via Talk-GB
ng extra to improve the database. > > > and (in my opinion) should not impede mapping progress. > > Existing tags work, Changing for the sake of change is irrelevant. PTv2 > needs to be rescinded. +1 ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] New Bridge Gunnislake

2019-04-04 Thread ael via Talk-GB
On Wed, Apr 03, 2019 at 10:49:04PM +0100, Neil Matthews wrote: > Add a note on the main OSM site - maybe with expected finish date of > road works -- might help as a reminder. Oh yes. I ought to do that. I seldom generate notes, so I forget about them

Re: [Talk-GB] New Bridge Gunnislake

2019-04-04 Thread ael via Talk-GB
t. Except, as you say :- > I'm not entirely sure how well supported that is by routers etc though. If I was confident that routers handled it, I would update the tagging. Anyone know how widely it is supported? ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@opens

Re: [Talk-GB] New Bridge Gunnislake

2019-04-04 Thread ael via Talk-GB
s that is a good idea. I was looking for an end-date, but 'negating' the tag - switching to construction - and the using opening_date as the negation of "end_date" is neat. Hope routers parse that sort of thing. ael ___ Talk-G

Re: [Talk-GB] New Bridge Gunnislake

2019-04-04 Thread ael via Talk-GB
access tag as soon as the bridge re-opens if you get there first. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] RFC: Solar panel mapping in the UK

2019-04-03 Thread ael via Talk-GB
ent. The panels themselves are quite low potential, I think, but maybe if they are strung together in series, there can be hazardous voltages. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

[Talk-GB] New Bridge Gunnislake

2019-04-03 Thread ael via Talk-GB
of that comment is that I am not aware of any very local mappers. Anyway, have I overlooked a way to tag a temporary restriction like this? I have put a note in my dairy to remind me to check the tagging in a week or two, but I could still forget ... which would be unfortunate :-) ael

Re: [Talk-GB] Notes (Was: We're missing changes...)

2019-02-11 Thread ael via Talk-GB
ink that you underestimate the problem for someone who knows little of computers, has no knowledge of coordinates and trigonomentry, and has minimal understanding of maps. I strongly suspect that most OSM contributers have far more education than a

Re: [Talk-GB] OS Boundary-Line --- Sharing nodes

2018-12-13 Thread ael
e explicit actions surrounded with warnings, to allow coincident ways to share nodes - apart from the obvious exceptions like junctions ? ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] OS Boundary-Line - Manchester political wards and related boundaries, dealing with inconsistent data

2018-12-12 Thread ael
near Manchester. I am normally extremely respectful of other mappers' work, but this is one area where I find that it is just too difficult to avoid possible minor damage. Maybe I just haven't found the right tools. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] UK Quarterly Project: Post Offices

2018-05-02 Thread ael
it seems very natural. I would have thought that this a common situation, so I am a bit bemused that it doesn't seem to be covered anywhere. Or am I missing something blindingly obvious? ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.

Re: [Talk-GB] Importing Shell fuel stations

2017-11-03 Thread ael
them unmodified rendering them incorrect. They should append ";navads_shell" or some such if the import goes ahead. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] The OSM UK map railway bridges

2017-11-02 Thread ael
/maps/map/map.html#zoom=18=51.344207=-2.344501 Oops. Sorry. I didn't scroll down far enough to notice that the point was already made! ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] The OSM UK map: abandoned railways may still have bridges.

2017-11-02 Thread ael
highly significant particulary where they cross roads. Just because the railway is dismantled or abandoned does not mean the bridges have magically evaporated. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Large swaths of "heath" on Dartmoor

2017-09-25 Thread ael
On Mon, Sep 25, 2017 at 05:51:18PM +0100, Kevin Peat wrote: > >Anyway, I take it that no one is objecting to my changes and wanting to > >revert them? > > > >ael > > > > > >___ > >Talk-GB ma

Re: [Talk-GB] Large swaths of "heath" on Dartmoor

2017-09-25 Thread ael
On Mon, Sep 25, 2017 at 06:04:32PM +0100, Elizabeth Oldham wrote: > On 25/09/17 17:13, ael wrote: > > > Well, surely this make the tag so general as to be pretty useless. The > > original meaning was pretty specific and useful. "Moor" or something > > equiva

Re: [Talk-GB] Large swaths of "heath" on Dartmoor

2017-09-25 Thread ael
eral as to be pretty useless. The original meaning was pretty specific and useful. "Moor" or something equivalant is well understood (in the UK, at least) and is useful as a broad description where detailed mapping is absent. Anyway, I take it

Re: [Talk-GB] Large swaths of "heath" on Dartmoor

2017-09-25 Thread ael
gs, I would go for natural = grassland;wetland as the best approximation despite the fact that not everything is wet nor is grass. Of course, it only makes sense for coarse-grained approximate mapping, and more localised accurate tags are the ideal. Should "moor" or someth

Re: [Talk-GB] OpenStreetCam or Mapillary?

2017-09-22 Thread ael
: I didn't find anything on a quick search of the OpenStreetCam site. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] The "heath mapper in Wales" is back

2017-09-03 Thread ael
b/2017-February/019903.html > ). I do hope that this can be stopped sooner rather than later. It caused huge problems around Bodmin Moor. By the time people had noticed, the large changes were entangled with later edits and it was really difficult to correct things without destroying later useful work.

[Talk-GB] Spammer "Digital Torque Wrench" on OSM

2017-08-28 Thread ael
Not sure this is the right list, but I guess admins are on this list. We have a spammer: http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Digital%20Torque%20Wrench who just "added me as a friend". Can someone remove and block the account? Thanks, ael _

Re: [Talk-GB] Birmingham Tree Import

2017-04-13 Thread ael
m fairly confident that I only discovered them by accident. And none of the 3 suggested causes applies in my case. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Layby restricted to abnormal loads

2017-03-30 Thread ael
gt; is maybe a better option. > That sounds much better, although maybe there is a need for a new restriction tag. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Layby restricted to abnormal loads

2017-03-30 Thread ael
On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 07:00:15AM +0100, David Woolley wrote: > On 29/03/17 21:32, ael wrote: > > and, for good measure, hgv=permissive. > > Permissive sounds wrong to me. Permissive basically reflects the rights of > the land owner, and for users is the same as yes. Well

[Talk-GB] Layby restricted to abnormal loads

2017-03-29 Thread ael
knowledge of my invented rest_area value might direct other vehicles there. I think these restricted parking lanes are fairly common. I not very comfortable with using rest_area for laybys, anyway, but that seems to be the current recommendation on the wiki. Is there a better

Re: [Talk-GB] Countryside access map

2017-03-24 Thread ael
On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 06:57:58PM +, Chris Hill wrote: > On 24/03/2017 17:58, ael wrote: > > I have just noticed a newish mapper who has added many footpaths around > > Oxfordshire apparently using Bing but with changset comments > > "from countryside access map&qu

[Talk-GB] Countryside access map

2017-03-24 Thread ael
ed a visit, and asking about that map. Is this likley to be legitimate? ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Large swaths of "heath" in Wales?

2017-02-13 Thread ael
uld urge you to make some sort of comment, even if brief, and maybe repetitive where you are doing similar things. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Large swaths of "heath" in Wales?

2017-02-08 Thread ael
So he was communicating back then (Feb 2016) at least once. He didn't comment on the fact that I knew the area rather well and had extensively surveyed with gps and photography ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Large swaths of "heath" in Wales?

2017-02-08 Thread ael
will have time to do a thorough job any time soon. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Large swaths of "heath" in Wales?

2017-02-08 Thread ael
lematical. I didn't touch adjacent areas although I was sure they were wrong. In the light of these discussion, I now feel more bold about perhaps just deleting more of this junk unless someone/ some group undertakes bulkish reversion. ael ___ Tal

Re: [Talk-GB] natural=heath

2017-01-11 Thread ael
heath: that was almost 1 year ago, so this has been going on for a long time. The mapper replied politely saying that he had used Bing imagery, but conceded that "moorland" was more accurate. But added that moorland was not rendered. I commented back then on https://www.openstreetmap.org/changes

Re: [Talk-GB] natural=heath

2017-01-09 Thread ael
sponse. Anyway, I suspect that this is a problem over large areas. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Mapping dangerous - but valid - routes

2016-12-05 Thread ael
d there is always a flow of some sort, either > from the A1 or from the side roads. > So far no one has mentioned the hazard tag. Surely that is the obvious and flexible solution here? I have tagged some dangerous open mine shafts in Cornwall with hazard=yes. Being too strict about what is &q

Re: [Talk-GB] Autumn Quarterly Project

2016-11-06 Thread ael
skeard Cornwall. The address is Coldstyle Road, but searching the fhrs data for the name with or without the street name returns no results. Perhaps I misunderstand osm-unmatched-no-postcode-379.gpx ? Am I wrong in assuming this only includes places with an FHRS rating? ael ___

Re: [Talk-GB] Contact with Food Standards Agency

2016-10-15 Thread ael
Perhaps we should have something like "notname", "wrongdisplay" perhaps, to alert the FSA in such cases? I am not too serious since we are only providing the id rather than the absolute value of the rating, and we don't want to alienate companies, even when they may not be the mo

[Talk-GB] Copyright and MAPS.ME android 6.2.5-Google

2016-10-04 Thread ael
y as yet. Is anyone familiar with this App and whether the mapping is legitimate? The user has not uploaded any gps traces which may or may not be relevant. I have my own gps Waypoint for the cafe (I was about to add the fhrs:id) so I can remap it the current version i

Re: [Talk-GB] Copyright and MAPS.ME android 6.2.5-Google

2016-10-04 Thread ael
On Tue, Oct 04, 2016 at 08:49:32PM +0100, ael wrote: > I have just found a local cafe added to OSM by "MAPS.ME android 6.2.5-Google", > at least that was the "created by" tag. I think that I may now have answered my own question. Digging into the Knowledge base on the

Re: [Talk-GB] Possible use of OS triangulation stations to determine aerial imagery offset

2016-09-01 Thread ael
treetmap.org/node/2513244479 ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

[Talk-GB] Tag for a scrap yard?

2016-07-04 Thread ael
I have just searched on the wiki looking for a tag for a (metal) scrap yard. I tried scrap yard, recycling and waste disposal among others. What is the right tag (for an area)? ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https

Re: [Talk-GB] Text entry option vanished when uploading traces?

2016-06-27 Thread ael
On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 09:09:00PM +0100, Tom Hughes wrote: > On 27/06/16 20:27, ael wrote: > > > Nothing in the GPX upload page has been changed for years. > > > I have just had to waste time clicking up and down a tree of stupid > > (sorry) icons instead of

[Talk-GB] Text entry option vanished when uploading traces?

2016-06-27 Thread ael
already takes too much of my time. Apologies for being grumpy: or maybe I have just overlooked something? ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Crediting OSM (was Birdtrack using OSM maps)

2016-04-25 Thread ael
s you can see there, their email address is witney.libr...@oxfordshire.gov.uk . ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] New users and P2

2016-02-26 Thread ael
e unless it was using diffferential gps. But my experience of many armchair mappers is that they just ride roughshod and ignore source tags and the like. To be fair, the editors don't help with this, and it can be tedious and time consuming to review the history

Re: [Talk-GB] User dataone: "splitting into 2 way to tag restriction "

2015-10-23 Thread ael
ide a proper explanation. The sheer scale is highly suspicious. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Tracks key in UK

2015-10-11 Thread ael
to use the tag to record that there are other tracks. I agree that this is not going to be common, but it still seems to have utility. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Environment Agency LIDAR datasets OGL licensed now available

2015-09-24 Thread ael
On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 06:41:23PM +0100, Phil Endecott wrote: > > How would people find this for tracing compared to photo imagery? It looks excellent, at least at first glance. Thanks so much for all the work. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list T

Re: [Talk-GB] Thrapston viaduct

2015-07-13 Thread ael
there, it was embarrasing when showing openstreet(map) to newbies to have to explain that the many significant (often low) bridges in the area carrying abandoned mining railways over roads were mapped, but not visible. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org

Re: [Talk-GB] Issue with Changeset

2015-05-16 Thread ael
On Fri, May 15, 2015 at 05:22:53PM +0100, ael wrote: On Fri, May 15, 2015 at 10:22:48AM +0100, Jason Woollacott wrote: Looks like there has been an issue with changeset 30821940 Which seems to have added the A30 through the whole of Cornwall on an incorrect route. https

Re: [Talk-GB] Issue with Changeset

2015-05-15 Thread ael
and has only contributed two edits. However, there is a tag 'proposed:highway=no' which I don't understand, so perhaps that is just a mistake and it should be proposed:highway=yes? I suggest that someone who knows the area should check and maybe contact the mapper to clarify. ael

Re: [Talk-GB] Quarterly Projects Update

2015-04-03 Thread ael
and if and when I remember or have time I may check properly. Casting my eye down the list, I can only see one that I don't immediately recognise as something I have mapped. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https

Re: [Talk-GB] UK Retail chains

2014-10-25 Thread ael
=post_office to the to the same node as the shop tag? Or add a second node? Or something else? ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] UK Retail chains

2014-10-25 Thread ael
On Sat, Oct 25, 2014 at 07:39:49PM +0100, Dan S wrote: 2014-10-25 17:48 GMT+01:00 ael law_ence@ntlworld.com: I have made a large update to the UK retail chain page: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/UK_Retail_Chains I am not sure that this is on topic here, but I didn't see

Re: [Talk-GB] UK Retail chains

2014-10-25 Thread ael
the semantics, but I don't think that would be very obvious to the average user, who may not be a mapper at all. He/she needs to know he has to go inside WHS to find the Post Office. I suppose the obvious rendering would be as you suggest: WHS as an area containing the PO. Ho hum... ael

Re: [Talk-GB] Upcoming changes to OpenStreetMap.org website

2013-12-24 Thread ael
map page is superb. So congratulations to everyone who has worked on it, and responded to feedback. This email was delayed by system reconfiguration ... ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk

Re: [Talk-GB] Upcoming changes to OpenStreetMap.org website

2013-11-16 Thread ael
be helpful when you're just trying to make use of the map. +1 ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Upcoming changes to OpenStreetMap.org website

2013-11-16 Thread ael
to *use* the map? Potential contributors will want to be convinced that the map is useful before being motivated to join. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

Re: [Talk-GB] Advice needed for maxweight turning restriction

2013-10-14 Thread ael
on a node, that is much simpler and thus vastly superior. I hope that I have the syntax correct. Thanks for all the various suggestions. I would not have found all those corners of the wiki without this help. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB

Re: [Talk-GB] Advice needed for maxweight turning restriction

2013-10-13 Thread ael
vehicles can not pass in either direction which does not match the signage. ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

[Talk-GB] Advice needed for maxweight turning restriction

2013-10-12 Thread ael
by routers? ael ___ Talk-GB mailing list Talk-GB@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb

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