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

Brian M. Sperlongano zelonewolf at gmail.com
Mon Jan 4 22:06:00 UTC 2021


What about when the alignment of the former railway is now going directly
through someone's living room?  Would that be acceptable to determine via
imagery?

On Mon, Jan 4, 2021, 4:56 PM Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
wrote:

> I can accept local mappers being on the ground and despite looking hard
> (and asking who has originally added the thing to OSM) not finding any
> traces, to remove it, but I do not think it is acceptable to remove former
> railways because you can not identify them on aerial imagery. I think the
> documentation should be explicit here.
>
> Cheers
> Martin
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