[Tagging] Interpreting "One feature, one OSM-object"
andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 22 12:36:44 BST 2010
On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 9:31 PM, Pierre-Alain Dorange <pdorange at mac.com> wrote:
> With JOSM you can achieve that by drawing a way by clicking on the node
> one by one. It will draw a new way using the same nodes.
That is okay for a couple nodes, but is error prone and tedious for
hundreds of nodes (like if you are matching an outline of a beach to
the existing coastline nodes).
> There are several "school" for such situation (ie. boundary+river) :
> * some tell to redraw completly all things (node + ways) so that it can
> be later into several layers (if OSM handle layer someday).
> * some split boundary and add tags (reuse nodes and ways)
> * some redraw way using the same nodes
> All have advantage and disadvantage : numbers of nodes, creating dupe
> nodes (QA warnings), maintenance difficulty...
So this is an ongoing issue with no real concensus or agreement?
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