[Tagging] landcover=trees bot edits

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Wed Mar 6 11:50:13 UTC 2019


For me there is a significant difference between

"mappers adopted using this tag, usage tripled in a year"
"single import is source of almost all new instances of this tag"

Second is not indicating that mappers are using this tag.

Mar 6, 2019, 12:29 PM by pelderson at gmail.com:

> If it's an import (not zutomated edit) and the import is ok then it's regular usage.
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> Vr gr Peter Elderson
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> Op wo 6 mrt. 2019 om 09:55 schreef Mateusz Konieczny <> matkoniecz at tutanota.com <mailto:matkoniecz at tutanota.com>> >:
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>> Mar 5, 2019, 1:47 PM by >> pelderson at gmail.com <mailto:pelderson at gmail.com>>> :
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>>> Landcover now has about 170 000 usage count.
>>>
>>> Still growing rapidly despite not yet being rendered on OSM Carto. 
>>>
>>> I would say that is enough reason to start renderin landcover on OSM Carto and other renderings. 
>>>
>> I run a quick check, nearly 100% of explosive growth[1] in 2018
>> is result of import in a Paraguay[2].
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>> It is great evidence that raw usage count is not a perfect metric.
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>> From quick look there is nothing truly terrible with this import but so far there is no
>> evidence that usage of landcover tags by mappers is growing.
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>> [1] >> https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/issues/2548#issuecomment-469844223 <https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/issues/2548#issuecomment-469844223>
>> [2] >> https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/issues/2548#issuecomment-470009614 <https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/issues/2548#issuecomment-470009614>
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