[HOT] Tagging Japan: still standing structures

Hans van Wijk hvwijk at planet.nl
Tue Mar 15 20:15:17 GMT 2011


Did it, but it's really not my thing! Hope it's fine like this.

Kate wrote:
> That would be great. I'm on my phone right now otherwise I 
> would do it myself:).

> <hvwijk at planet.nl> wrote:
> > I'm not much of a wiki editor, but am willing to give it a 
> try. May I 
> > just add it to 
> > 
>
<http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Humanitarian_OSM_Tags/Humanitarian_Data_
Background> ?
> >
> > BTW: Replacing the <space> by an <underline> character 
> would be wise, 
> > so it ends up like tsunami:damage=standing_structure
> >
> >> Makes sense to me Hans.  I would suggest we just make sure it is 
> >> documented in the wiki in a place easy for people to find it.
> >>
> >> -Kate
> >>
> >> On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 3:26 PM, Hans van Wijk <hvwijk at planet.nl> 
> >> wrote:
> >> > Hi,
> >> >
> >> > In Haiti we used earthquake:* to make a difference 
> between 'normal'
> >> > keys and disaster keys. I see tsunami:* keys appear on 
> the map for 
> >> > Japan. I think that's fine! I see in flooded/destroyed 
> areas a few 
> >> > strucures still standing. I suggest we use for those
> >> 'tsunami:damage=standing structure'
> >> > together with building=yes. I can imagine that if people 
> are still 
> >> > there on the ground somewhere they might take shelter in those 
> >> > structures. They might also also be used as landmarks for
> >> teams on the ground.
> >> >
> >> > What do you think? In the meantime I already start with it.
> >> It's easy
> >> > to change them into something else with JOSM in one go.
> >
> >




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