[HOT] [OSM-talk] A tool for picking up settlements tagged as a single building?

Jo winfixit at gmail.com
Sun Mar 26 00:05:03 UTC 2017


Hi John,

When I first saw your message, I looked into Overpass API, but no luck. In
JOSM areasize would definitely work. You'll have to find a sweetspot around
100-

so

building areasize:100-

or possibly 500 or 1000.

Polyglot

2017-03-25 19:34 GMT+01:00 john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com>:

> Probably what I'm after is something that I can load up a chunk of map at
> a time say a quarter of an African country from the daily dump in JOSM then
> a selection based on building=yes with a certain minimum size would
> areasize work for that?  Then I can use the todo list to check them one at
> a time.
>
> What sort of value would I drop into areasize?  Or could I get a sample
> size from <crtl>i ?
>
> Thanks John
>
> On 25 March 2017 at 13:43, Pierre Béland <pierzenh at yahoo.fr> wrote:
>
>> Hi John,
>>
>> The OSM Changeset Analyzer let's select bbox and option parameters
>> including big building. To test if it provides too many positive answers.
>> There could be an other option for very big buildings??
>>
>> example with reason 34 Large buildings
>> http://osmcha.mapbox.com/?bbox=9.272%2C-13.496%2C43.901%2C6.
>> 315&is_suspect=False&is_whitelisted=True&checked=All&reasons=34
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Pierre
>>
>>
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>> *Objet :* [OSM-talk] A tool for picking up settlements tagged as a
>> single building?
>>
>> It's something I've noticed in Africa so its probably not putting new
>> mappers through a month's training first but many villages have been mapped
>> but tagged as a single building with building=yes.
>>
>> They aren't grouped together but rural Africa doesn't have that many
>> large foot print buildings so it should be possible to pick them out based
>> on location and size.
>>
>> Any thoughts on how to pick them out?
>>
>> Thanks John
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