[Talk-us] MassGIS import: "condition" tag

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 16 02:09:13 BST 2011


On 7/15/2011 8:15 PM, Greg Troxel wrote:
>
> Nathan Edgars II<neroute2 at gmail.com>  writes:
>
>> The MassGIS import included a "condition" tag:
>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/9602415
>> Presumably this is something in their data, but what use is it to us?
>> There's no definition of what 'intolerable' means, and no way to know
>> what value to use if the road is repaved.
>
> At first glance, a highway condition classification, apparently from the
> state department of transportation, is more useful than osm's smoothness
> tag.
But there's nothing about when it applied. If I know a road has been 
repaved in the last few years, should I remove the tag or leave it 
inaccurate?



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