[Talk-us] Proposed cleanup: NHD "rivers"

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Tue Mar 22 20:50:34 GMT 2011


If there are no objections to the retagging part I'll proceed with retagging
FCodes 46003 and 46006 as documented on
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Pnorman/NHDCleanup

I will not be joining waterways at this time.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Norman [mailto:penorman at mac.com]
> Sent: Sunday, March 20, 2011 6:52 PM
> To: 'Richard Welty'; talk-us at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: Re: [Talk-us] Proposed cleanup: NHD "rivers"
> 
> This is the view I subscribe to too. An example of two ways I would want
> to join would be http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/68711710 and
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/68710322
> These differ only in nhd:com_id and they're both really short ways.
> 
> In any case, I'd like to make it clear that there are two separate
> parts.
> The retagging of the ways, and the joining of them. The first one is a
> serious issue, visible out to z8 in the rendering and hopefully
> uncontroversial to change. The second one is a less important issue that
> it seems more debate is required on.
> 
> For the retagging, I've done up a table at
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Pnorman/NHDCleanup which
> explains the changes I'm proposing. I should of thought of a table
> earlier
> 
> Also, I need to empathize that any data edited by users since the
> imports won't be touched without manual review.
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Richard Welty [mailto:rwelty at averillpark.net]
> > Sent: Sunday, March 20, 2011 5:38 PM
> > To: talk-us at openstreetmap.org
> > Subject: Re: [Talk-us] Proposed cleanup: NHD "rivers"
> >
> > On 3/20/11 8:16 PM, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
> > > On 3/20/2011 8:13 PM, Richard Welty wrote:
> > >> d suggest using relations to group ways that are parts of named
> > >> rivers rather than trying to combine the ways.
> > >
> > > If the only difference between the ways is that NHD assigns a
> > > different ID number to them, not combining them seems silly.
> > if the ids are consistent from one release to the next and there is
> > any notion of doing an update later, then combining them destroys
> > useful information.
> >
> > richard
> >
> >
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