[Tagging] Fwd: Re[2]: PTv2 public_transport=stop_position for stop positions that vary based on train length

80hnhtv4agou at bk.ru 80hnhtv4agou at bk.ru
Mon Aug 10 23:25:36 UTC 2020

one of the points that i talked about, that no one has answered yet is what about someone not local
who just puts 400 + unverified stops on platforms and there all wrong.
>Monday, August 10, 2020 4:30 AM -05:00 from Warin < 61sundowner at gmail.com >:
>On 10/8/20 7:06 pm, Ture Pålsson via Tagging wrote:
>> Here in Stockholm, trains seem to line up one end of the train with
>> one end of the platform. Usually, that's the end where the entrance
>> is, but sometimes there are entrances at both ends, so if you arrive
>> just in time at an unfamiliar station and find that it's a short
>> train, you may be in for a run...
>A good reason to map that end in OSM.
>So 'local variations' maybe needed.
>> (BTDT, with a day hike rucksack...)
>A day hike is not much of a load.
>An overnight hike is a little more, 7 days more still. 10 days is my
>limit... too heavy after that.
>> 2020-08-10 09:20 skrev Warin:
>>> [...]
>>> Why is the front of the vehicle (bus, train, ferry.. and possibly
>>> others) mapped?
>>> Would it not be better to map the thing most usefull to most people?
>>> That would be where passengers get on/off, on multiple exit vehicles
>>> like train then the average of these positions could be used.
>>> Trains here of varying lengths tend to place the middle of the train
>>> at the middle of the platform - thus it is consistent for any train
>>> length. The only exceptions are where the platform is shorter than the
>>> train so the train stops such that the designated car/carriage is
>>> centered on the platform - thus it is still a consistent location for
>>> OSM.
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