[Talk-us] Proposed import of IBC data (was RE: [Talk-ca] NAD83-SCRS vs WGS84 Reference systems)

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Sun Mar 27 21:45:34 BST 2011

On Sun, Mar 27, 2011 at 4:40 PM, Daniel Begin <jfd553 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Thank Paul, a really good idea to include others as they are concerned :-)
> About tagging, I would agree with minor adjustments ...
> man_made=survey_point - agreed
> ref=xxxx - agreed to reference a monument id
> However, I would add a prefix for turning points, helping differentiate them
> from monuments. I propose the prefix "tp ": ref=tp 123

I'd prefer to see values without spaces, for ease of consuming
downstream.  Does the source distinguish between monuments and turning
points?  If not, perhaps following their lead makes sense by using
their ref=123, and adding something like survey_point=turning_point,
or similar?

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