[talk-ph] careless mapping from imagery is dangerous

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 04:49:48 BST 2010

This road was initially tagged as highway=secondary

Looking at the highres imagery it does look like a paved road leading
to several barangays:

Is it really?

I must point out that careless tagging of unverified roads can be dangerous.

While high-res imagery is a good source of data, always verify, verify
and verify what is actually on the ground.
I suggest you tag unverified data from imagery [1] as highway=road.

[1] what I mean here by imagery are sources with explicit permission
to trace to OSM, Google is a grey area, so don't trace from Google.
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