[OSM-talk] Write-protect on features? (was: RFC: geodesy=pillar)
streetmap at blibbleblobble.co.uk
Mon Jul 16 19:46:58 BST 2007
Would there be any interest in a tag like "locked=yes" for nodes which
shouldn't be changed?
* Similar to write-protection on a file, or the write-protect switch on a
diskette or tape: prevents *accidental* moving/destruction of something
* GUI editors might refuse to move or delete a node with that tag, unless
someone first removes the tag
* Watchlists (when/if implemented) might attach special importance when a
"locked" node is moved
On Monday 16 July 2007 18:58, Iván Sánchez Ortega wrote:
> Hi there,
> Anybody attending SotM should have heard Steve Chilton in "Map Room 101"
> and me, talking about those big chunks of rock in the middle of nowhere
> that are used by topographers as points of reference. For those who didn't
> attend SotM, have a looky at the photos here:
> Call them triangulation pillars, call them geodetic vertices, call them how
> you like. Fact is, I'm gonna upload a few thousand of them in a couple of
> So, I'm proposing the following tags to be applied on nodes:
> geodesy = pillar
> Depicts a geodetic (or geodesic) pillar
> geodesy:network = foobar
> Several pillars together form a geodetic network, which usually has a name.
> geodesy:reference = 1234
> Pillars in the same network are identified by a reference number.
> So, any comments on this?
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