[Tagging] [OSM-talk] Should we map things that do not exist?

Jarek Piórkowski jarek at piorkowski.ca
Sat Jun 6 15:31:55 UTC 2020

On Sat, 6 Jun 2020 at 11:23, Andy Townsend <ajt1047 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 06/06/2020 16:18, Phake Nick wrote:
> 在 2020年6月6日週六 11:03,Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> 寫道:
>>> As a general tourist I would have no interest in traveling along a
>>> railway route here nothing remains of the railway.
>> OSM is not *only* for general tourist.
> I bet even a general tourist would be interested if they could be assured that a route was flat :)

And didn't have buildings or factories built on it ;)

If it's a recognized route that's signposted as something like
"Historical Railway Trail" then it can be a relation. If it's not
signposted and there's no trace of it left on the ground, what exactly
is being mapped?


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