[HOT] highways from Africover import with tag AUTO_ID removal

Joseph Reeves iknowjoseph at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 14:10:28 UTC 2015


hi Rafael,

I asked something similar in 2010 and was told that the IDs can be removed:

https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk/2010-March/049175.html
https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk/2010-March/049207.html

I don't think I've touched any Africover data for a while, but when I was
I aligned it to satellite imagery and tagged it up as best I could.

Cheers, Joseph





On 29 September 2015 at 03:02, Rafael Avila Coya <ravilacoya at gmail.com>
wrote:

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> Hi, all:
>
> I've seen there are hundreds of highways in Tanzania (about 1,700 at
> this moment) that come from an old (most probably undocumented) bulk
> import of Africover data, done back on 8-July-2009 [1]. Most of these
> ways have an odd AUTO_ID key tag, that is probably an Africover
> reference number.
>
> My understanding is that this tag is most probably useless, and
> undocumented too, so my idea would be to delete this tag from all
> ways, unless there is a nice reason to keep them. Makes sense?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Rafael.
>
> [1] https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/1775247
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