[Talk-GB] Remapping ways without nodes

Michael Collinson mike at ayeltd.biz
Mon Mar 26 14:06:44 BST 2012


On 25/03/2012 11:40, Nick Whitelegg wrote:
> On 23 March 2012 12:58, Nick Whitelegg<Nick.Whitelegg at solent.ac.uk>  wrote:
> Incidentally, is just "knowing the footpaths" evidence enough to tag with
> "odbl=clean"? Or is there the risk that the footpath was created with "iffy"
> sources?
>    
> While we're on this topic, could I urge all of those working on Andy Street's area
> to remap all constituent nodes of a way, rather than just the way itself, I've
> come across at least 3 users who have re-constructed ways but left Andy's nodes
> intact. I'd have thought that remapping the ways but not the nodes would keep the way "dirty".
>
> Apologies, however, if I've misunderstood here.
>    
Yep, a node represents specific unrelicensable location info so unless 
it has been relocated in good faith by a continuing mapper, it should be 
removed. At best, the way will continue to exist but with few points. At 
worst, it will contain zero nodes and no longer exist.

Mike





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