[Tagging] Beautified JSON presets for natural=tree

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Sun Jul 23 18:12:47 UTC 2017


I never use them, I have haven't seen a lot of vandalism of my work.
This doesn't prove anything at all :-)


On Sun, Jul 23, 2017 at 12:01 PM, ael <law_ence.dev at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 23, 2017 at 09:09:10AM +0200, Marc Gemis wrote:
>> As if a lazy mapper ever looks at the other tags before imposing their
>> "I know it better practice" (or in case they do not know any better).
>> For anyone doing a decent survey, the source tags are useless as they
>> have found the truth on the ground.
>
> Yes there are such vandals, and they will ignore everything.
> But since i have used source tags, my work gets vandalised much less.
>
> Furthermore, the changeset comments are pretty useless in this area.
> When I am mapping in an unfamiliar area, I try to assess whether my
> information is better than the current mapping. I use a rather accurate
> gps unit, photography and gps tagged video as my primary data, usually
> also checking on imagery, and the public gps traces. Obviously I check
> on the source tags, and sometimes check the changeset comments if in
> doubt. However, mapping already takes far too much time, and there is no
> way that I am going to consult every changeset for each object I modify.
> But I can't help seeing any source tag. They are needed!
>
>> IMHO source tags are only useful for armchair mappers that  want to
>> check other peoples work without going out and checking the reality.
>
> As above, I need then to avoid trampling on other people's
> work.
>
> ael
>
>
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