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

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 02:09:59 UTC 2020

On 14/6/20 10:59 pm, Niels Elgaard Larsen wrote:
> Martin Koppenhoefer:
> ==
> 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.

Repeating my previous post - just so it can be seen that I replied.

Way: former Buninyong line (802945258)

Way: Buninyong Line (802945251)

Way: Ballarat - Buninyong line (168429101)

Note I put these in OHM ~2 years ago.

> ==
> I have deleted some powerlines tagged
> as removed.
> Typically because they have been removed and replaced with
> underground lines, which are correctly mapped.
> I might take a year before traces of the poles are completely gone as
> farmes plow over the spots and put new crops there.
> But lines in the air will be removed without a trace.
> And of course highways are changed all the time.
> When a 4-way intersection is replaced with a roundabout we de not keep
> the four pieces of the road inside the roundabout tagged as razed. We
> have the history for that.
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