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

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Tue Jun 9 10:25:48 UTC 2020




Jun 9, 2020, 10:46 by dieterdreist at gmail.com:

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>> On 9. Jun 2020, at 03:40, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Similar for Roamn and Saxon sites, if there is something present today, map it... nothing there then nothing on OSM, put it in OHM
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> Warin, can you give an example for something historic that is not there any more in reality and should be removed from OpenStreetMap? Through all the years I have never encountered anything like this mapped in OpenStreetMap.
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For example, I removed historic railway mapped where all evidence was removed by open pit mine.

Maybe more depending on whatever you could "old building/closed shop/dismantled spur railway/
closed school" as historic.
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