[HOT] #923 - Mayendit, South Sudan - buildings and roads

Tom Taylor tom.taylor.stds at gmail.com
Fri Mar 6 00:42:10 UTC 2015

The larger round huts are dwellings, the smaller ones are storage. The 
linear items around the buildings and huts are walls (barrier=wall). The 
buildings and huts should be labelled building=yes.

On 05/03/2015 7:00 PM, Kretzer wrote:
> Hi,
> I have some questions about this new project:
> In the western part there are quite unusual structures, there are many buildings
> stretched in long lines. Like here:
>    http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=16/8.1325/29.9831&layers=H
> I started mapping these as residential areas, unless there were only one or two
> single buildings - would you do that? Or is it better to just map the buildings?
> I can't even be sure there buildings are really used for permanent living, just
> assumed that. Maybe there is someone with mor knowledge of the area?
> I'm also curious what the many round strucures in the open area are. They could
> well be man-made, maybe something like haystacks (or whatever material would be
> collected there).
> Also I am unsure about the roads. There is one tagged as main road that's not
> even visible on the imagery. I guess that doesn't make sense (particularly as
> the other main road can clearly be seen as something like that), but didn't dare
> to touch the top-level structures.
> Thanks, and sorry again if I am asking in the wrong place!
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