[Tagging] Typo fix for tunnel=building_passage and how to proceed in the future

LeTopographeFou letopographefou at gmail.com
Sat Sep 10 13:47:36 UTC 2016

Ok, I got the point.

I will wait a little bit but i'm happy if there is no complicated 
process to follow for editing typos at a larger scale (22 is a small 
start but I've exemples with thousands of typos which are hopefully 
associated to millions of well-written and documented values).



Le 10/09/2016 à 15:35, ajt1047 at gmail.com a écrit :
> On 10/09/2016 11:42, LeTopographeFou wrote:
>> I've noticed several typo errors in tag values. I would like to fix 
>> them when it is obvious.
> let's try that again but without pressing "send" instead of "edit" :)
> In the case of "tunnel=buildig_passage" it's pretty obvious what the 
> previous mapper meant.
> The only caveat I'd add (which you may not have mentioned only because 
> it's so obvious) is to check that the thing that you're fixing 
> plausibly matches a building passage - if someone's drawn a doodle in 
> the middle of the Atlantic and added a "tunnel=building_passage" tag 
> I'd just delete it rather than "fixing" the tag.
> When I did something similar to odd "barrier" values in the UK a 
> little while ago there was a roughly 3-way split - in a third it was 
> obvious what the mapper had meant, so I just fixed those; in another 
> third it wasn't, so I messaged the previous mapper or added a note, 
> and in another third the source was just "Bing" and the mapper wasn't 
> active any more so I just used my idea of what the imagery suggested 
> to me.
> Cheers,
> Andy
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