[OSM-dev] Unwayed segments

Jeroen Dekkers jeroen at vrijschrift.org
Wed May 9 20:00:38 BST 2007

At Wed, 09 May 2007 11:30:27 -0600,
Scott Walde wrote:
> Lars Aronsson wrote:
> > Frederik Ramm wrote:
> >
> >   
> >> If everyone thinks that a "FIXME" way is better than no way at all,  
> >> one could also go over the planet file with a script and create ways  
> >>     
> >
> > No, this is a very bad idea.  I much rather want a map with 
> > nameless streets, than a map with FIXME printed everywhere.
> >
> >   
> I respectfully disagree with that for this reason:  A nameless street 
> might simply be a nameless street.  A street with a big ugly FIXME on it 
> indicates to the map user that the information might not be accurate.  
> (eg. oneway, not labelled as such)
> I agree that it makes for an ugly map, but perhaps that is incentive to 
> fix it.

We've the maplint layer for such things. So if we have a separate we
can draw it on the mapling layer. Then we can also give different
values to it, such as FIXME=missing_name or FIXME=incomplete.

Jeroen Dekkers

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