[Imports] Sitka, AK Buildings Import

Joshua Houston joshuahouston at gmail.com
Wed Dec 21 10:20:24 UTC 2016

Thank you, Martin. I changed and added tags for building typology and
amenities of buildings I know, which covers downtown area and other heavily
trafficked areas of town, I wouldn't guess, I know the town really well.

I uploaded these changes to my Github page where I'm keeping the data.



On Wed, Dec 21, 2016 at 12:22 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer <
dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:

> sent from a phone
> > On 21 Dec 2016, at 08:47, Joshua Houston <joshuahouston at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > I see, that makes sense. Okay, I will go through and return the amenity
> tags I had on buildings. I'll wait till I know the hospital campuses,
> school campuses, etc. to make the amenity tag part of a campus way instead
> of a building way.
> yes, generally (although it was and sometimes is still done), it is not a
> good idea to mix building ways with tags for what is inside the building
> (because it makes it unclear to which object the other tags apply: the
> building or the function/user inside the building).
> Also the building values should describe the building typology, which is
> not necessarily the same as the current usage of the building. If you don't
> have this information available it would be better to state "yes" than
> guessing on the basis of the current occupation.
> Cheers,
> Martin
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