[Talk-us] Duplicate state parks in California

Toby Murray toby.murray at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 00:01:33 BST 2012


On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 5:53 PM, AJ Ashton <aj.ashton at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've seen state parks in California that are in the database twice
> each with slightly different tags.
> Here is an example changeset that added two of everything:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/changeset/2020128
>
> Two relations containing the same way(s): one relation is
> 'type=boundary, boundary=national_park' and the other is
> 'type=multipolygon, leisure=park'. Are both of these really necessary?
> To me it seems a bit redundant, especially when multiple relations are
> involved. (Among other things it causes multiple results for the same
> entity in Nominatum.)

Yes, this duplication is definitely bad. I also see an admin_level=4
on one set of relations which is also wrong as that is what we use for
state borders.

Toby



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