[Imports-us] A proposal for handling the tiger realignment

Bryce Nesbitt bryce2 at obviously.com
Sun Aug 11 04:13:42 UTC 2013

On Sat, Aug 10, 2013 at 1:39 PM, Eric Fischer <enf at pobox.com> wrote:

> Do you have a good sense for what minimum size (either in area or nodes)
> an unedited area should be in order to be a candidate for automatic
> realignment without review?

My sense may not be good, but how about:

   - Half mile grids.  Apply the aggressive update to any grid with 98%
   version 1 nodes.  Exclude ways that are part of a relation.

Or perhaps:

   - Apply aggressive updates to any version 1 way, which has only version
   1 intersecting ways.

The hard part is excluding from your version count known Tiger bots.  From
my scan of Tiger data that's not a huge problem, but it's definitely a

I'd say JOSM is the right tool, but it may take a plugin to make it a great
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