[talk-au] SSSI National Bushfire Recovery Map-a-thon - Sunday 9th Feb

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Thu Feb 6 04:42:38 UTC 2020

On 6/2/20 3:21 pm, Graeme Fitzpatrick wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Feb 2020 at 13:14, Andrew Harvey <andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com 
> <mailto:andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Fair point, I didn't find it since it's not documented
>     https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/damage#wiki. The two tags
>     can coexist so I don't see a problem with using damage as a quick
>     and easy method for new contributors.
> As long as it's actually observable on imagery, which will always be a 
> problem :-(
> & how experienced are the people doing the mapping? I've seen it 
> mentioned in the past that HOT mapping was being done by classes of 
> high school / Uni students who were given a basic "Intro to OSM", then 
> told "Get to it & map".
> BTW Phil - very interesting article, thanks!

I'd bet that the information is never updated. Once HOT has finished do 
they ever do a tidy up?

Should all damaged tags be deleted? There is over 100,000 of them.

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