[Tagging] [OSM-talk] Edit review: intermittent waters
John F. Eldredge
john at jfeldredge.com
Wed May 30 02:28:13 BST 2012
Thomas Davie <tom.davie at gmail.com> wrote:
> Actually, the conclusion, while it involved that, also involved that
> there are potential other uses (e.g. on river=intermittent;
> stream=intermittent etc) that need to be checked too, and that this
> seems like an arbitrary renaming of tags that doesn't gain anything,
> but may destroy data.
> Tom Davie
> On 29 May 2012, at 20:08, Worst Fixer wrote:
> > Hello.
> > I used "reply to" instead of "reply to all" in my mail agent. We had
> > small thread with Thomas. Here is major result we achived.
> > Thomas expressed opinion that not 100% of water=intermittent have
> > other tags, so we have no way count them as water.
> > In my sub-extract of water=intermittent:
> > 127310 become intermittent=yes;
> > 124417 have already "natural" tag;
> > 749 get natural=wetland because "NHD:FType=Inundation Area";
> > 2123 have "waterway" tag;
> > 21 has "landuse tag".
> > 127310-124417-749-2123-21=0. Check sum passed.
> > This tag came from imports only, that is why it kann be cleaned up
For that matter, there are other, non-water-related items that might reasonably be tagged with intermittent=yes, such as a grassy field that is used as a parking lot only if the regular parking lot is full.
John F. Eldredge -- john at jfeldredge.com
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