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

Tor S. Mehus torsm.news at gmail.com
Tue Jun 17 11:14:24 CEST 2014

Den 17. juni 2014 kl. 11:09 skrev Sverre Didriksen <sverre.didriksen at usit.uio.no>:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: kart-bounces at nuug.no [mailto:kart-bounces at nuug.no] On Behalf Of
>> Tor
>> Sent: Monday, June 16, 2014 9:34 PM
>> To: imports at openstreetmap.org
>> Cc: NUUGs kartliste
>> 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.

That's what I meant to write: natural=wood. Sorry for the confusion.

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