[Tagging] Mapping guidelines

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Wed Jan 18 02:10:29 GMT 2012


On Tue, 2012-01-17 at 09:42 -0500, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
> On 1/17/2012 8:37 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> > 2012/1/17 Nathan Edgars II<neroute2 at gmail.com>:
> >> Splitting it at roads gives no benefit and complicates editing greatly. This
> >> is just ridiculous:
> >> http://www.openstreetmap.org/edit?lat=35.323225&lon=-119.077089&zoom=18
> >
> >
> > how does that complicate anything? Connecting roads to landuses and
> > other areas complicates editing greatly.
> Who said anything about connecting them to roads? But why punch out the 
> land taken up by road right-of-way within the subdivision?

Because the middle of a road isn't someplace normal people live?

>  > A mapping like the above
> > eases editing and is more precise then a huge landuse-polygon. I don't
> > find anything ridiculous in this.
> 
> It takes significantly longer to download an area.

BFD.
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