[HOT] HOT Digest, Vol 47, Issue 33

AYTOUN RALPH ralph.aytoun at ntlworld.com
Wed Jan 29 09:29:31 UTC 2014


Thank you Johnny for raising that query. I too have been reluctant to touch
other people's work as there are validators who are a bit more experienced
to do that. I too shall now consider amendments if it is a glaring error.
Ralph Aytoun
Retired Cartographer


On 29 January 2014 05:32, <hot-request at openstreetmap.org> wrote:

> Send HOT mailing list submissions to
>         hot at openstreetmap.org
>
> To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit
>         https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/hot
> or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to
>         hot-request at openstreetmap.org
>
> You can reach the person managing the list at
>         hot-owner at openstreetmap.org
>
> When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific
> than "Re: Contents of HOT digest..."
>
>
> Today's Topics:
>
>    1. Should I correct bad data? (Johnny Morbonovsky)
>    2. Re: Should I correct bad data? (Russell Deffner)
>    3. Re: Should I correct bad data? (Tim McNamara)
>    4. Re: Should I correct bad data? (Johnny Morbo)
>
>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2014 16:09:45 -0500
> From: Johnny Morbonovsky <johnny_morbo at yahoo.com>
> To: hot at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: [HOT] Should I correct bad data?
> Message-ID: <52E81C99.4000309 at yahoo.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>
> 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
> -------------- next part --------------
> An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
> URL: <
> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/hot/attachments/20140128/2c78e87a/attachment-0001.html
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 2
> Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:12:09 -0700
> From: "Russell Deffner" <russdeffner at gmail.com>
> To: "'Johnny Morbonovsky'" <johnny_morbo at yahoo.com>
> Cc: hot at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: Re: [HOT] Should I correct bad data?
> Message-ID: <003801cf1c75$fde972c0$f9bc5840$@gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>
> Johnny,
>
>
>
> Yes, please correct data.  In your case it looks like you've correctly
> identified tagging that is not consistent with documentation in the wiki
> (http://wiki.openstreetmap.org).  Often people mistakenly mark a task as
> done (or even validated).  It is often nice to contact the mapper who made
> the 'mistakes' as they could maybe use some help, but any improvement to
> the
> data should be welcome.
>
>
>
> Happy Mapping,
>
> =Russ
>
> russdeffner on OSM
>
>
>
> From: Johnny Morbonovsky [mailto:johnny_morbo at yahoo.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 2:10 PM
> To: hot at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: [HOT] Should I correct bad data?
>
>
>
> 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
>
> -------------- next part --------------
> An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
> URL: <
> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/hot/attachments/20140128/e2e886ca/attachment-0001.html
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 3
> Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2014 17:09:48 +1300
> From: Tim McNamara <paperless at timmcnamara.co.nz>
> To: Russell Deffner <russdeffner at gmail.com>
> Cc: hot <hot at openstreetmap.org>
> Subject: Re: [HOT] Should I correct bad data?
> Message-ID:
>         <
> CA+YLJLuf4vs+Ea1JUc3YtF8M78gpNobhVHz1h6MNsqyWdyXXUw at mail.gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8"
>
> I agree that corrections are better too :)
>
>
> On 29 January 2014 11:12, Russell Deffner <russdeffner at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Johnny,
> >
> >
> >
> > Yes, please correct data.  In your case it looks like you?ve correctly
> > identified tagging that is not consistent with documentation in the wiki
> (
> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org).  Often people mistakenly mark a task as
> > done (or even validated).  It is often nice to contact the mapper who
> made
> > the ?mistakes? as they could maybe use some help, but any improvement to
> > the data should be welcome.
> >
> >
> >
> > Happy Mapping,
> >
> > =Russ
> >
> > russdeffner on OSM
> >
> >
> >
> > *From:* Johnny Morbonovsky [mailto:johnny_morbo at yahoo.com]
> > *Sent:* Tuesday, January 28, 2014 2:10 PM
> > *To:* hot at openstreetmap.org
> > *Subject:* [HOT] Should I correct bad data?
> >
> >
> >
> > 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
> >
> > _______________________________________________
> > HOT mailing list
> > HOT at openstreetmap.org
> > https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/hot
> >
> >
> -------------- next part --------------
> An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
> URL: <
> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/hot/attachments/20140129/03565a65/attachment-0001.html
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 4
> Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2014 00:32:29 -0500
> From: Johnny Morbo <johnny_morbo at yahoo.com>
> To: hot at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: Re: [HOT] Should I correct bad data?
> Message-ID: <52E8926D.8010509 at yahoo.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>
> Thanks for the encouragement, guys.  I didn't realize how much free
> reign I have as a noob mapper.
>
> So I spent 2 hours fixing up _everything_ in that bad square, only to
> have the upload fail.  Missing a prerequisite something something.  So I
> went back and just fixed the things the validater complained about
> (uploading after every little fix this time!) and then un-validated the
> square with some comments in the task manager.  I hope someone else
> takes a shot at that square, 'cause I'm tired of looking at it!
>
> JM
> -------------- next part --------------
> An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
> URL: <
> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/hot/attachments/20140129/49a3b9cf/attachment.html
> >
> -------------- next part --------------
> A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
> Name: smime.p7s
> Type: application/pkcs7-signature
> Size: 3754 bytes
> Desc: S/MIME Cryptographic Signature
> URL: <
> http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/hot/attachments/20140129/49a3b9cf/attachment.bin
> >
>
> ------------------------------
>
> _______________________________________________
> HOT mailing list
> HOT at openstreetmap.org
> https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/hot
>
>
> End of HOT Digest, Vol 47, Issue 33
> ***********************************
>
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/hot/attachments/20140129/f92fc30b/attachment-0001.html>


More information about the HOT mailing list