[Talk-GB] ooops.... I destroyed a building...

thomas van der veen th.vanderveen at gmail.com
Wed May 27 20:58:23 UTC 2015

Thanks Andy.... and I think your description is spot on.

And yes, after I had made my edit I realised that the way you describe was
used a bit further down.

thanks again!


On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 9:46 PM, SomeoneElse <lists at atownsend.org.uk> wrote:

> On 27/05/2015 21:29, thomas van der veen wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I just did a quick update to a path in Newbury and goes through a tunnel
>> in a building... but my edit seems to have destroyed the building and I am
>> not sure how to get it back.
>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/51.40251/-1.32458
>> is the location. The Santander bank is gone. Does anyone know how to make
>> the building appear again?
>> TIA!!!
> Should be sorted now.  What seemed to have happened was that the north
> wall of the bank which was shared with the south wall of the next building
> had got merged with the footpath / tunnel, and the three walls of the bank
> no longer appeared as a building because it wasn't closed on the north
> side.  I removed the "bank" tags from the footway and closed the building,
> so hopefully it should look OK now.
> It might be that it would be better having a small gap between the two
> buildings down which the footpath runs (presumably there is a gap at ground
> floor level but not above) rather than having the tunnel sharing nodes with
> the walls of the adjacent building, but at least the bank's back as a
> building now.
> Cheers,
> Andy
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