[NUUG kart] [Imports] N50 imports from Kartverket (The Norwegian Mapping Authority)

Sverre Didriksen sverre.didriksen at usit.uio.no
Tue Jun 17 11:09:36 CEST 2014

>-----Original Message-----
>From: kart-bounces at nuug.no [mailto:kart-bounces at nuug.no] On Behalf Of
>Sent: Monday, June 16, 2014 9:34 PM
>To: imports at openstreetmap.org
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>Subject: Re: [NUUG kart] [Imports] N50 imports from Kartverket (The
>Norwegian Mapping Authority)
>16. juni 2014 kl. 20:34 skrev Christoph Hormann <chris_hormann at gmx.de>:
>> On Monday 16 June 2014, Tor wrote:
>>> As far as I know, none of the tools available for converting from
>>> SOSI format to shape or OSM convert the tags. Until someone write a
>>> tool that does this, this part of the conversion has to be done
>>> manually (or semi-automatically).
>> I see no reason not to use one of the import conversion tools here -
>> ogr2osm can read any OGR compatible format and allows custom attribute
>> to tag conversions.
>That's good news. I wasn't aware of that.
>> While in principle it is all right to do a fully manual import as you
>> describe the amount of data potentially involved here would make
>> automatic tag and geometry conversion advisable i think.  Any
>> mechanical processing step that is not done manually by the mapper is
>> one place less where mistakes can occur.  And the mappers involved in
>> the import would be able to concentrate on the actual verification and
>> conflation tasks.
>I agree.
>> For waterways I guess it's easiest to set the defaults based on
>>> VANNBR, and then verify manually before import:
>>> VANNBR=2 - waterway=stream
>>> VANNBR=3 - waterway=river
>>> VANNBR=4 - waterway=river
>>> For woods/forests the default would be natural=forest.
>> That looks sensible.

We have earlier agreed to use natural=wood on the woods/forest, see http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/No:Map_Features.


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