[HOT] Anybody has time to handhold me through untangling a task?

Vao Matua vaomatua at gmail.com
Tue Nov 22 13:50:19 UTC 2016


The mapping in this area is comparable to other projects I've seen in
Over-mapping residential areas and paths is kind of overkill, but
personally I don't think it hurts to have them mapped.
The bigger concern I have is buildings mapped as lines, that is something
that should be mentioned to the mappers so they don't continue that habit.
It is always good to remind new mappers about the Africa tagging guide.

Thank you for taking on validation of some of these tiles, it can be messy.



On Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 4:22 PM, majka <majka.zem+talk at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello all. Not sure if this is the right place, but let's try it anyway.
> Could anybody find time to look at task http://tasks.hotosm.org/
> project/1788#task/91 and perhaps few tiles around it and guide me through
> sorting it out?
> I tried to validate it, but unlocked it again after correcting obvious
> errors. Furthermore, I don't expect newbies to untangle it.
> I think I see clearly water streams crisscrossing here, mapped as highways.
> What I see what should be corrected
> NE corner: highway:residential, streams as highway:path or
> highway:unclassified
> SE corner: disconnected stream, should be continued from the east tile to
> the south one
> few paths probably mapped too enthusiastically, almost non-existent in the
> imagery
> disconnect in the highway classification but first has to be the
> waterway/highway debate cleared
> residential areas: IMHO, too many. I would map probably 3 or 4 at all -
> small area NW, bigger area N to NE and one or two in the middle to the
> south.
> Anything else?
> Any tips how to map this part?
> There seems to be one way how to untangle the waterways - the stream in
> the NW corner (id:450387995) should be split in the south, and both parts
> are flowing to this point to the south there. And from there, it is one big
> maze...
> In this project, there are several similar tasks. Till now, I have
> chickened out every time, but it might be time to find my big girl breeches.
> Thanks,
> Majka
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