[HOT] Just a reminder -- areas, not points, for buildings
danrok.giga at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 21:39:05 UTC 2015
Use the JOSM editor if possible, and within JOSM's preferences, enable the
This makes it much easier and faster to trace and tag buildings!
On 29 April 2015 at 21:01, Charlotte Wolter <techlady at techlady.com> wrote:
> Hi, all,
> I was validating a square in Nepal and saw that someone had put in
> points rather than areas for buildings. Worse, they were tagged
> "residential buildings."
> As with Liberia, the preferred way to do buildings is as areas.
> It's maddening sometimes to draw those little squares, I know, but it's
> important. Also, though it's very likely that most are houses, especially
> in rural areas, we can't assume they are. It's best just to tag them as
> "building" for now. That way ground crews will know that they have to check
> each one.
> I know you're tired, but keep mapping as long as you can!
> Best wishes,
> Charlotte Wolter
> 927 18th Street Suite A
> Santa Monica, California
> techlady at techlady.com
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