[Imports] Source tag (was: Re: NYC building + address import - to merge or not to merge?)

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Tue Oct 15 19:06:08 UTC 2013


2013/10/15 Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com>

> So, instead of changing a changeset tag, contributors will have to
> swap credentials in JOSM each time they use a different source... Of
> course, they will not do this for every small upload and we cannot
> rely on the user account suffix. The source tag is not 100% reliable
> but relying on user account management self-discipline is even worst.
> And *_nycbuildings is not self-explanatory as "source=NYC DoITT City
> Wide GIS, 09-2013"
>


Pieren, not only on accounts, but on the changeset comment and tags on the
changeset. This is common practise for some time now AFAIK.

cheers,
Martin
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