[Talk-scotland] "Descriptive names" in Glasgow

Chris Fleming me at chrisfleming.org
Mon Jun 5 15:42:49 UTC 2017

Thanks Andy - I hadn't seen this. But looks like it does need to be cleaned
up. Is anyone here already on the case?

It looks to be like these garden edits aren't worth keeping.


On Mon, 5 Jun 2017 at 16:26 Andy Townsend <ajt1047 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> A relatively new mapper has added a number of shared garden features
> with the name "Garden", e.g. http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/491169857 .
> I'm guessing that the name "Garden" will need removing (description
> rather than name), but should anything else be changed (e.g. to
> landuse=grass) or perhaps removed entirely (because they don't reflect
> reality very well)?
> I stumbled across these edits while checking something else with a DWG
> hat on, so wanted to mention it to the local community to see what
> should happen next.  If you need DWG help with anything either reply
> here or mail data at osmfoundation.org - if people are already planning to
> deal with it no problem; we'll let you get on with it!
> Best Regards,
> Andy, on behalf of OSM's Data Working Group.
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