[OSM-dev] Chopped of ways. New flag for OSM XML?

Karl Newman siliconfiend at gmail.com
Thu Aug 14 14:45:27 BST 2008


On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 12:47 AM, Brett Henderson <brett at bretth.com> wrote:

> Jochen Topf wrote:
>
>> But people *want* to use the data they get from some kind of extraction
>> process to base decisions upon. And they should be able to. Not all the
>> data is invalidated by an extraction, only some of it. It makes sense
>> to mark those parts invalid that are, so that an automated process can
>> decide what it uses and what not.
>>
>> Jochen
>>
>>
> Sure.  If I stop mangling ways then I can't think of a particular case
> where this would be useful for osmosis processing ... but that's not to say
> one doesn't exist.
>
> I'll keep quiet and let those more impacted by the topic resume normal
> discussions ;-)
>
> How about Dave Stubb's new tag transform plugin? And the other example I
mentioned, tile cutting, where ways are intentionally mangled to end exactly
on the tile border?

Karl
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