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

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Tue Aug 11 03:50:02 UTC 2020

On 11/8/20 1:11 pm, 80hnhtv4agou--- via Tagging wrote:
> the train or trains do not stop where he says they do,
Do they stop at the platform? Yes.
So stop positions maybe mapped.

> and i am talking about 400 +,
> unverified platforms. which is 200 + stations,
Unverified? Verified by the existing signs? This maybe 'out of date' but 
still verifiable.

How 'inaccurate' are the present stop positions?
How precise is the mapped position required?

Were there stop positions there before?

Is it not better to have some indication rather than nothing?

"They will stay there for ever".... unless someone improves them.

>     Monday, August 10, 2020 9:33 PM -05:00 from Warin
>     <61sundowner at gmail.com>:
>     On 11/8/20 9:25 am, 80hnhtv4agou--- via Tagging wrote:
>>     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.
>     If you find something wrong - correct it.
>     If the things mapped are deceitful, malicious etc then report it
>     to the DWG to prevent more of the same.
>     If the things mapped are better than what was there before then I
>     would call them improvements and thus beneficial, no point in
>     being upset by it.
>     Being local is not a requirement to map, get over it. Local
>     knowledge is beneficial as it aids mapping things that have local
>     characteristics - like where trains stop.

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