[Tagging] Proposed mechanical edit: surface=woodchip to surface=woodchips

√Čric Gillet gill3t.3ric+osm at gmail.com
Mon Aug 31 15:27:33 UTC 2015


In the "Numbers" section, you should correct the second bulletpoint as it
states "amount of surface=dirt" instead of "amount of surface=woodchips"

2015-08-31 12:23 GMT+02:00 Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at gmail.com>:

> this email is copy of
>
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Mechanical_Edits/Mateusz_Konieczny/surface%3Dwoodchip_to_surface%3Dwoodchips
>
> I plan to change surface=woodchip to surface=woodchips
>
> surface=woodchip is a clear duplicate of surface=woodchips. It is also
> less popular and undocumented on Key:surface. It would be a good idea
> to retag it to already documented tag before this tags are used more.
>
> amount of surface=woodchip in OSM as of 2015-08-31 is 135.
>
> amount of surface=dirt in OSM as of 2015-08-31 is 226.
>
>
> I'd download all surface=soil using Overpass API and change the tagging
> by search and replace using Level0 editor. The upload of the changed
> data I'd do in chunks to check the data once more before upload and not
> to create a worldwide changeset.
>
> This would be a one time edit.
>
> Edits will be made from account "Mateusz Konieczny: bot account"
>
> Example:
>
> state before mechanical edit:
>
>     highway=footway
>     surface=woodchip
>
> state after mechanical edit:
>
>     highway=footway
>     surface=woodchips
>
> Changeset comment would be " changing surface=woodchip to
> surface=woodchips as surface=woodchip is less popular duplicate. This
> mechanical edit is documented at
>
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Mechanical_Edits/Mateusz_Konieczny/surface%3Dwoodchip_to_surface%3Dwoodchips
> "
>
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