[HOT] Should I correct bad data?

Theodin theodin at posteo.de
Wed Jan 29 08:30:37 UTC 2014


Its good to ask, but most of the time its best to dot hings the way you think how they should be and
how you have seen others do them.

landuse=yes is almost certainly wrong, on Taginfo (which lists how tags are used and which key-value
pairs are frequent), landuse=yes is used some 800 times, whereas landuse=forest or
landuse=residential are used 3 Million times. If you dont already know Taginfo, you can check it out
here: http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/landuse#values

A residential highway in an urban area is mostly right, but I dont know about the one you found. But
the relation is probably not needed.

Happy Mapping!
Theodin


Am 28.01.2014 22:09, schrieb Johnny Morbonovsky:
> I'm not an experienced mapper.  I've only been helping since December, so I'm not sure I should be
> changing/deleting other people's data.  However, I was looking around in task 400, checking out
> the 'done' squares to see how things should look, and I found a square where someone has tagged
> all of the house _nodes_ with building=yes, and in another square someone else has tagged the
> house ways as landuse=yes and included a highway in a relationship called "residential"
>
> I'm pretty sure that's not right.
>
> Is it OK for me to make changes?
> Should I contact Severin Menard and let him take care of it?
> Should I just mind my own business and not worry about other people's data?
>
> Thanks
> Johnny M
>
>
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