[josm-dev] self-intersecting ways
rwelty at averillpark.net
Thu Mar 4 17:10:35 GMT 2010
On 3/4/10 11:54 AM, Alan Mintz wrote:
> At 2010-03-03 14:31, Richard Welty wrote:
> >On 3/3/10 4:29 PM, Paul Johnson wrote:
> >> Alan Mintz wrote:
> >>> A similar problem exists with some landuse=* ways that
> >>> people have glued to roads.
> >> I'd call that a bit of an error: Clearly that landuse doesn't
> >> continue all the way out to the street centerline.
> >but for people using josm w/the validator who are not aware of the issue,
> >they are told that the duplicate nodes are an error, and there's a
> >fix button right there.
> Sounds like the validator should take into account the type of features in
> this case, right? I'm all for joining nodes of like feature types (like
> landuse to landuse), but it shouldn't tell you (let you?) join landuse to
i would agree with you. not being familiar with internals in this case,
i don't know how
hard that would be to adjust. however, at a minimum, there probably
ought to be some
sort of documentation/help option available for errors and warnings so a
can get immediate feedback on whether a fix is advisable, maybe right
leading to a text help dialog?
> From a technical standpoint, the land parcels do indeed usually extend out
> to the centerline of the roadway, but an easement is granted to the
> city/county/state for the road, utilities, etc., and the area within the
> easement may not be built upon by the landowner. IMO, that should exclude
> the area within the easement from the landuse boundary.
and from a practical point of view, this is how they are in the database
at the present time; nodes
for landuse/areas are at the same locations as nodes in highways.
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