[OSM-dev] (Possible flaw?) Potlatch 2 not recognising source

ika-chan! (OpenStreetMap) mapper+dev at minoa.li
Mon May 8 18:41:09 UTC 2017


Hi,

I got a PM by a user confused about the source of my recent tracings of orchard, which used the default Bing imagery. I do not intend to imply that Potlatch ever did it before (bad choice of words?). It would help though if it did! :-)

— ika-chan!

> On 8 May 2017, at 19:28, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net> wrote:
> 
> ika-chan! (OpenStreetMap) wrote:
>> I have found a potentially serious flaw in Potlatch 2 where it does not
>> record 
>> the imagery used (e.g. Bing, MapBox) when saving changesets. 
> 
> Er, I'm not sure why you think you've "found" this. No-one has ever claimed
> that P2 writes an imagery_used tag. iD does, Vespucci does. I don't think
> JOSM does but may be wrong. Editors do different things. I don't believe
> anyone has ever even asked for P2 to write imagery_used, though I may be
> wrong.
> 
>> This is leading to serious confusion as a result.
> 
> [citation needed]?
> 
> Richard
> 
> 
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