[talk-au] Mapping things that no longer exist
ben.kelley at gmail.com
Sat Oct 15 20:45:26 BST 2011
The definition of railway=abandoned does include places where the track and
infrastructure have been removed.
I guess over time, what was once a railway may become something else though.
On 16 October 2011 00:02, Leon Kernan <lkernan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've got a question regarding mapping objects that there is no longer any
> trace of.
> In this case, i'm referring to a section of rail line, showing on the map
> tagged as abandoned.
> That in itself isn't a problem, if the track bed was still there i would
> say that it was absolutely correct.
> In this case however, the the rail line was removed almost 30 years ago and
> today it's completely built over with no trace of this section of track
> The section in question is:
> I guess i'm asking, do we map objects only as they are on the ground today,
> or is it ok to include things in the data that no longer exist but once did?
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