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

Jarek PiĆ³rkowski jarek at piorkowski.ca
Tue Jun 9 03:06:45 UTC 2020

On Mon, 8 Jun 2020 at 13:51, Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 8 Jun 2020 at 15:40, Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging <tagging at openstreetmap.org> wrote:
>>   cycleway route is verifiable, but route took by army is not)
> Quite a few motor roads in the UK follow those "unverifiable" routes.  Some
> are even named after those routes.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watling_Street

Yet we wouldn't map Watling Street in OSM with a way tagged as
roman_road=demolished nor roman_road=razed nor roman_road=abandoned

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