[talk-au] Mapping driveways under awnings.

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Thu Aug 12 08:06:55 UTC 2021

On 11/8/21 7:27 pm, Michael Collinson wrote:
> Simon,
> Without knowing the nature of the challenge, I assume the apparent 
> anomaly is a road apparently bulldozing through a building.
> Me, I'd either leave it as it is or to be squeaky clean (if I know 
> from on-the-ground) I'd map the two sticky out bits as building=roof. 

I agree .. with layer=1. It is similar to a petrol station forecourt 
roofs that shelter customers from the weather.

> I don't know if there is any consensus on whether a simple canvas 
> awning counts as a "roof" or a temporary accoutrement not worthy of 
> mapping at all - others may comment.

If it is temporary I don't map it.

If it is 'permanent then I'd map it .. material=canvas?

> This could also be an opportunity to introduce simple 3d buildings. 
> Here leave the building as is but within it draw 3 building part 
> areas:  building:part=roof, building:part=roof, building:part=yes
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:building:part
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Simple_3D_Buildings
> Here is what Swan Hill currently looks like: 
> https://demo.f4map.com/#lat=-35.3427895&lon=143.5619395&zoom=18

Err .. I'd keep it simple and have the roof as a separate way - no 
building part for it.

> Mike
> On 2021-08-11 08:23, Simon Slater wrote:
>> G'day all,
>>         From a Maproulette challenge ( https://maproulette.org/browse/
>> challenges/19168 ) which had a couple of things in our area marked as 
>> VIC -
>> BuildingRoadIntersectionCheck , one of which is a KFC drive-through with
>> awnings, see https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/-35.34316/143.56033
>> Is this something to leave as-is, or should a change be made to 
>> either the way
>> or building or both?  If a change is needed, what type?

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