[RNFdev] Next Step.
putler at sauder.ubc.ca
Thu Sep 28 15:03:56 EDT 2006
Sounds like you've taken a mixed approach. Major cities, but Ottawa/
Ontario centric, which makes sense given your location.
In terms of the StatsCan data, my plan was to dig into this on
Monday. I've got email contacts in the geography division, and will
send them email, spending some time on google before doing so.
On 28-Sep-06, at 11:57 AM, Sampson, David wrote:
> These are the major lists I've done to date
> As we move further away from metro areas there are less and less road
> used.... PEI, NS, NB are great examples where few road are used
> Perhaps, being greedy, I'll continue working on Ontario might make
> Any word on that Stats Can data?
> Cheers to Walter's work. I send my positive vibes.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Putler [mailto:putler at sauder.ubc.ca]
> Sent: September 28, 2006 14:27
> To: can_rnf at geodata.osgeo.org
> Subject: Re: [RNFdev] Next Step.
> Hi David,
> We are still barking up the right tree. We are waiting on Walter to
> create the "Canada Post to StatsCan" converter. I haven't heard
> from him
> since I sent him the email I CCed to you. Although, that is not
> uncommon. I have often sent an email like that one, and a week to ten
> days later get a response complete with a tarball of the revised
> What makes sense to do next depends on the order we want to release
> data. Probably the two most natural ways of doing this is based on
> provinces (either sorted by population, or by horizontal direction
> as East to West), or by metropolitan area size (Toronto followed by
> Montreal followed by Vancouver). Which of these options makes most
> to you?
> On 28-Sep-06, at 11:11 AM, Sampson, David wrote:
>> So what should be the next step in my list creation phase for the
>> We are still barking up this tree right? Or were there other lists
>> that would benefit?
>> Is there a particular goal in mind?
>> Alll the major Cities?
>> All the Capitals?
>> A whole region?
>> A whole province?
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