[Tagging] How to tag destroyed stuff?

Serge Wroclawski emacsen at gmail.com
Tue Aug 9 13:42:06 BST 2011


On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 10:18 PM, Richard Welty <rwelty at averillpark.net> wrote:

> is their removal permanent, or are they to be rebuilt? if they are going
> to be rebuilt in substantially the same place, i'd just set access=no
> with a README=destroyed by storm 201y-mm-dd, to be rebuilt, ETA 201y-mm-dd

It sounds like we just need a new tag to add to the HOT tags:

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Humanitarian_OSM_Tags/Humanitarian_Data_Background

bridge=damaged
access=no

And the changeset seems like the right place for the metadata about
the damage, just add it to the comment.

- Serge



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