[Tagging] maxspeed:signed=no - new proposed tag

Shawn K. Quinn skquinn at rushpost.com
Fri Jan 8 06:46:41 UTC 2021

On 1/8/21 00:12, stevea wrote:
> This point is indeed a “first step in a multi-step process of determining that answer.”  We should all take a pause to realize how much that exact sentiment is very, very frequently used as a basis for mapping in OSM.  It is indeed “not such a bad idea,” as I know personally and from and with others I have mapped with in this project that if I / we can get 85%, 90%, 95% of “what is right” into the map (leaving the other fraction not WRONG, but perhaps “mildly incomplete,”) that is a worthy contribution to OSM.  Getting it to 98%, 99% and yes, 100% “another day” is OK.  It isn’t ideal, but I’ll take “95% correct” in a map compared to “0% and I’m lost…" any day of the week.  95% earned me an A in school, anyway, and while I do strive for an A+ or perfection, I’ll take 95% if I can’t achieve 100% “today.”
> I do consider 85% to be my personal “floor” of completeness (not quality) as I add data to OSM.  YMMV.

85% of all data in an area that can be entered into OSM, or just 85% of,
say, lane counts, speed limits, etc?

Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at rushpost.com>

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