[Tagging] Representing "altimetric quotas" in OSM

Shawn K. Quinn skquinn at rushpost.com
Wed Jan 18 10:28:17 UTC 2017


On 01/18/2017 04:23 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> 
> 2017-01-17 18:35 GMT+01:00 Nelson A. de Oliveira <naoliv at gmail.com
> <mailto:naoliv at gmail.com>>:
> 
>     "ele" without any other attribute is valid?
> 
> 
> 
> yes, you can do it, but there's the risk that following mappers will
> move the node around if there's nothing visibly identifiable attached to
> it, and the positional accuracy will remain opaque. (Some editors will
> prominently highlight the node if it has any tag on it, others will not
> make it very evident and someone might move it without noting).

JOSM will highlight a tagged node it doesn't recognize as something else
in bright cyan. iD, as of what I remember from the last time I used it,
does not differentiate between an untagged node and a tagged node it
doesn't recognize.

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Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at rushpost.com>
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