[Talk-ca] Municipal boundaries

James james2432 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 7 18:10:07 UTC 2017


CSDs are suppose to represent city/town limits (observable as usually
there's a sign that says Welcome to X or Sorry to see you leave X), but
they have been rounded off to look nice and may not reflect what it is in
reality

On Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 1:05 PM, Stewart C. Russell <scruss at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 2017-03-07 10:36 AM, Bjenk Ellefsen wrote:
> >
> > … Any more thoughts?
>
> If you're planning to import/add abstract statistical boundaries, rather
> than those defined by municipal boundaries, then I'd suggest that they
> don't belong in OSM.
>
>  “Contributions to OpenStreetmap should be:
>    1. Truthful - means that you cannot contribute something you have
>     invented.
>    2. Legal - means that you don't copy copyrighted data without
>     permission.
>    3. Verifiable - means that others can go there and see for
>     themselves if your data is correct.
>    4. Relevant - means that you have to use tags that make clear to
>     others how to re-use the data
>
>   When in doubt, also consider the "on the ground rule": map the world
>   as it can be observed by someone physically there.”
>
>  — How We Map <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/How_We_Map>
>
> Unless CSDs are physically observable, they are too abstract for OSM.
>
>  Stewart
>
>
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