[OSM-talk] newbie question related to "ele" (elevation)
mvodnala at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 08:24:13 BST 2009
Thanks Tom. That explains it.
On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 12:42 AM, Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> wrote:
> Madhav Vodnala wrote:
> There use to be "ele" tag for nodes. I exported a small area into an OSM
>> file today and I do not see "ele" tag anymore. Is that removed?.
> Presumably because nobody felt like tagging any of the nodes in the area
> you downloaded with that tag. There are no restrictions on what tags you can
> add so it's entirely up to you whether you add an ele tag to something.
> I would only expect to see it on things like mountain peaks or other
> objects where the elevation is of some specific interest, so in most areas
> you download you probably won't see any.
> Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)
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