[Tagging] Fixing import

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Fri Mar 1 19:58:09 UTC 2019

Honestly wouldn't be a bad idea for highway=road to be the default type for
bulk imports, especially after the TIGER fiasco.

On Fri, Mar 1, 2019, 03:59 Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at tutanota.com>

> Maybe highway=unclassified added in this import should be retagged to
> highway=road
> (the actual "no known classification" tag).
> Would be painful short term but would improve data.
> Feb 28, 2019, 1:56 PM by pelderson at gmail.com:
> Agreed. In Nederland, I think most mappers will agree.
> It's just that a gazillion roads and streets have been tagged as
> unclassified based on an import assumption that unclassified means no known
> classification. Seems like a candidate for automated correction but...
> another gazillion roads actually are of class unclassified.
> Meaning that correction is a herculic task and a huge incentive is needed.
> Since there is little impact on rendering and routing, no crowds are lining
> up to take this on.
> Vr gr Peter Elderson
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