[Talk-ca] More CanVec import problems

Samuel samueldyck at gmail.com
Mon Oct 4 02:49:05 BST 2010

This is odd, I thought I checked for that, when I opened that same file 
in JOSM it did some up as part of a relation. Oh well, whatever. I have 
no free time for a while and a Russian novel to finish for a course, but 
I'll eventually get to uploading it.



On 10-10-03 08:03 PM, Adam Dunn wrote:

> I'm sorry, I misread your email. I thought the untagged way was 
> currently in OSM, but you are saying it's in the Canvec file.
> I downloaded 062G01 from 
> ftp://ftp2.cits.rncan.gc.ca/osm/pub/062/G/062G01.zip (the ftp says 
> last modified July 13, so there haven't been any updates or 
> corrections to it), and I still don't see any bad ways. There are some 
> ways that have no tags, but that is because they are members of 
> relations. It is normal for relations that are multipolygons to not 
> have tags on some of the ways. See 
> [http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Multipolygon] for more about 
> multipolygons. I've taken a screenshot of a way in 062G01.0.osm near 
> 49.1000, -98.3150. You can see the way is highlighted in white with 
> directional arrow "whiskers". In the Properties pane there are no tags 
> for the way itself, but it does say it's a member of a "wood" 
> multipolygon with 83 members total. Do you not get something similar? 
> You would then right-click the relation listed, "Select relation", and 
> then copy-paste from one layer to another.
> Adam
> On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 3:53 PM, Adam Dunn <dunnadam at gmail.com 
> <mailto:dunnadam at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     In Josm, you can check out the history (the blue book in the
>     toolbar opens up the history pane, or you can go to Tools->Object
>     History, or you can press ctrl-h). If it's a new way (past day or
>     so) then just wait a bit. If it's old (more than a month and
>     hasn't been edited since), then see if it matches something
>     logical on Canvec or Yahoo Aerial, and either update/tag or
>     delete. If it's a way that you yourself just recently uploaded,
>     then something may have gone wrong in the upload process.
>     I just downloaded the area in Josm, and don't see any untagged
>     ways. Could you send a link to the way (for example
>     [http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/69488706]) so that other
>     people can see what you're talking about? (You can get it in your
>     web browser by going Tools->Info About Element or pressing ctrl-i)
>     Adam
>     On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 12:38 PM, Samuel <samueldyck at gmail.com
>     <mailto:samueldyck at gmail.com>> wrote:
>         So I tried, importing tile 062G01, but looking at it in JOSM I
>         discovered one massive untagged way. Do I just need to wait
>         for the OSM XML data to be refreshed?
>         Sam
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