[Talk-us] TIGER fixup and mapping "more"

Martijn van Exel m at rtijn.org
Thu Jul 12 16:44:24 BST 2012


On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 9:26 AM, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 6:29 AM, Robert Kaiser <kairo at kairo.at> wrote:
>> Richard Weait schrieb:
>>> Larger cleanups can be imposing at first glance.  Other mappers will
>>> understand that a single mapper can't do everything at once, so you
>>> shouldn't be criticized if you fix a few things but not others.
>> After having spent another vacation in the US (in Northern California this
>> time), I started wondering if there should be a mass edit to switch all the
>> highway=residential (or other highway values set en masse and mostly wrong)
>> that are from TIGER imports and still on v1 objects to highway=road instead.
> I like that idea, especially given the high number of obviously not urban
> roads that would be better off tagged as track or unclassified getting
> counted as residential (a more urban classification).  I'd be willing to
> extend this idea to any way tagged tiger:reviewed=no still, regardless of
> version number.

I personally hardly ever touch that tag unless I strip TIGER tags for
another reason. Can we assume that most people will?

martijn van exel

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