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Offline yakra

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Re: Asia-Pacific Master Thread (UNESCAP / ESCWA)
« Reply #15 on: February 14, 2018, 03:14:50 pm »
I think our primary source is OSM, isn't it?
I think that by "primary sources", Duke87 means sources direct from the government agencies responsible for the highways -- or as close as we can get to that.
OSM itself can be pretty unreliable in places, Manitoba being a notable example.

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Re: Asia-Pacific Master Thread (UNESCAP / ESCWA)
« Reply #16 on: February 14, 2018, 10:12:46 pm »
but I can't check it against primary sources

I think our primary source is OSM, isn't it?

I'm using the academic definition of "primary source" here - i.e. the source material for the facts, not a second-hand account of them.

So no, OSM is not a primary source, it is a secondary source. An official DOT map is a primary source since it's published by the agency that maintains the roads. An official route log is also a primary source for the same reason. And while GMSV is technically a secondary source, we trust that their pictures of signs posted in the field (the signs themselves are primary sources) are not altered so as to change what they say.

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Re: Asia-Pacific Master Thread (UNESCAP / ESCWA)
« Reply #17 on: February 15, 2018, 01:40:19 pm »
Ok, thanks!

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Re: Asia-Pacific Master Thread (UNESCAP / ESCWA)
« Reply #18 on: August 28, 2019, 02:15:50 pm »
Am I right that
- ausm - Australia Motorways
- asiahr - UNESCAP / ASEAN Asian Highways (for review)
- nzlsh - New Zealand State Highways

are ready for review?

I could do nzlsh since I already reviewed nzlmot 2 years ago.
Anyone interested in ausm or asiahr?
« Last Edit: August 28, 2019, 02:20:24 pm by michih »

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Re: Asia-Pacific Master Thread (UNESCAP / ESCWA)
« Reply #19 on: August 28, 2019, 03:43:19 pm »
You'll also want to do the tourist routes at the same time when looking at NZ.

Australia's main routes (M, A, NH) are ready for review.

Japan is after Italy in my regions to clean up.

The Asian Highways I'll just go through at some point (v low priority) as no one else is bothered with them.

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Re: Asia-Pacific Master Thread (UNESCAP / ESCWA)
« Reply #20 on: August 28, 2019, 03:56:06 pm »
You'll also want to do the tourist routes at the same time when looking at NZ.

It's missing on the list though ;)

Australia's main routes (M, A, NH) are ready for review.

NH? You mean ausn? And ausnb? Please gimme some chocolate first :P However, I'm also happy if anyone else wants to review one or all Australian systems. I think that I won't do it "soon" - not in 2019.

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Re: Asia-Pacific Master Thread (UNESCAP / ESCWA)
« Reply #21 on: August 29, 2019, 01:42:07 pm »
Ok, nzlsh is mine but Australian systems are still t.b.d. - too much chocolate at once makes you fat :D

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Re: Asia-Pacific Master Thread (UNESCAP / ESCWA)
« Reply #22 on: August 31, 2019, 08:37:53 pm »
I'll go ahead and take on review of Australia - should certainly be able to have that done before year's end.

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Asia-Pacific Master Thread (UNESCAP / ESCWA)
« Reply #23 on: October 18, 2019, 03:07:16 pm »
Should we add Tajikistan to the UNECE or to the UNESCAP / ESCWA overview thread?

The system is already active.

A UNECE list* of routes has been posted on SSC. It's signed. The map should be based on the UNECE list. I have not compared whether it's concurrent to our system. We don't indicate our source, I guess it was just wikipedia.

*The document name is "draft.stateprogram.transport.devt.2010.2025"
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Re: Asia-Pacific Master Thread (UNESCAP / ESCWA)
« Reply #24 on: October 18, 2019, 03:49:55 pm »
The map should be based on the UNECE list.
It has the RB19 we and OSM have, but isn't on the list.
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I guess it was just wikipedia.
Nope, OSM.