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

Vao Matua vaomatua at gmail.com
Tue Nov 22 14:54:56 UTC 2016

Yes, the Highway tagging wiki


On Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 5:46 PM, john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> wrote:

> African tagging guide?
> The highway wiki?
> Thanks John
> On 22 Nov 2016 8:52 am, "Vao Matua" <vaomatua at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Majka,
>> The mapping in this area is comparable to other projects I've seen in
>> Tanzania.
>> 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.
>> Regards,
>> Emmor
>> (Palolo)
>> 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/projec
>>> t/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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