[Tagging] Estimated values for height

bkil bkil.hu+Aq at gmail.com
Sun Nov 11 09:07:45 UTC 2018


Yes, that sounds reasonable. Also there's height:accuracy if you know your
error.

On Fri, Nov 9, 2018 at 11:42 AM Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com>
wrote:

> You can also use height=* for both and add a "source:height=estimated /
> measured" tag with that to have a value that is usable by the apps and
> tools but still keeping the information that it was only estimated ! ;-)
>
> An excellent solution, Lionel
>
> On Fri, Nov 9, 2018 at 5:06 PM marc marc <marc_marc_irc at hotmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> look at the current values in height, you understand from their
>> round values that they are massively estimated.
>>
>> my preference is therefore to use height and make 2 changset
>> to put a changeset tag related to the source
>> of the measurement: measured <> estimated
>>
>> Le 09. 11. 18 à 10:57, Lionel Giard a écrit :
>> > You can also use height=* for both and add a "souce:height=estimated /
>> > measured" tag with that to have a value that is usable by the apps and
>> > tools but still keeping the information that it was only estimated ! ;-)
>> >
>> >
>> > Lionel
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Le ven. 9 nov. 2018 à 10:19, Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com
>> > <mailto:daveswarthout at gmail.com>> a écrit :
>> >
>> >     There is already an est_width tag (Taginfo 77,000). I see no reason
>> >     why you couldn't use est_height, which has over 1000 instances in
>> >     Taginfo.
>> >
>> >     Dave
>> >
>> >     On Fri, Nov 9, 2018 at 3:58 PM Cascafico Giovanni
>> >     <cascafico at gmail.com <mailto:cascafico at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> >
>> >         I'm going to import a small dataset of trees. Some tree heights
>> >         are defined as "measured", some as "estimated".
>> >
>> >         About estimated values, I've found a wiki definition only for
>> >         width [1]: shall I
>> >         derive an est_height tag,
>> >         go for most popular taginfo solutions,
>> >         simply assign an estimated value to height tag?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >         [1] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:est_width
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