[HOT] Looking for inspiration building covering multiple buildings

Heather Leson heatherleson at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 04:06:22 UTC 2016


Great. How can we expand it's use?

Heather
On 11 Jul 2016 07:04, "Laura O'Grady" <laura at lauraogrady.ca> wrote:

> This is what I've been using as a reference.
>
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OSM_Tasking_Manager/Validating_data
>
> On Jul 11, 2016, at 12:00 AM, Heather Leson <heatherleson at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> Has anyone written a guide to validation?  I dont recall seeing it.  This
> might help in a few ways:
>
> 1. Documenting knowledge
> 2. Advancing process
> 3. Talking points for those running mapathons
> 4. Diagrams of a "validated edit" vs "needs rework"
>
> Heather
> On 10 Jul 2016 21:52, "Dan Joseph" <dan.b.joseph at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Is this in areas with dense structures and instead of trying to trace
>> each building the mapper has just traced around the entire group? Or the
>> mapper has just incorrectly used the building key when they should use the
>> landuse key? If the area is particularly large I would think the JOSM
>> validation process might flag the issue via a 'building inside building'
>> error or some sort of features overlapping/crossing error.
>>
>> If multiple mappers from the same mapathon make the mistake, it may be
>> productive to reach out to the mapathon organizer and ask them to spend a
>> little more time at their next event going over how to map buildings and
>> tag them correctly.
>>
>> While some mapathon mappers do only map once and never again. Mapathons
>> are a great way to introduce people to OSM and also result in long-term
>> contributors.
>>
>> All the best,
>> Dan
>>
>> On Sat, Jul 9, 2016 at 2:48 PM, john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> When validating I'm seeing number of cases when building=yes,
>>> residential or house is used to tag landuse=residential.
>>>
>>> Going through a to-do list and checking every building doesn't cut it
>>> for me.
>>>
>>> In general these are maperthon mappers of the type I call disposable
>>> mappers so leaving feedback really doesn't work.  They map once and that's
>>> about it.
>>>
>>> Any suggestions on how to catch them.  I have noticed that
>>> building=residential is often used in this way.  Having smaller tiles helps
>>> as you get fewer mappers completing the tiles and once I spot one by a
>>> particular mapper then I can roll out the to-do list plugin.
>>>
>>> Thanks John
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