[Talk-us] railway=abandoned and mapping things that are not there any more?

Shawn K. Quinn skquinn at rushpost.com
Thu Jul 12 19:55:19 BST 2012

On Thu, 2012-07-12 at 12:37 -0400, Peter Dobratz wrote:
> Do we really want a bunch of railway=abandoned Ways running directly
> through newly constructed runways, buildings, roads, parking lots,
> etc?

If the feature physically exists, it should be on the map. If not, it
shouldn't be. Maybe there is demand for a project that shows how the
roads, railroads, etc *used* to run, sort of a Wayback Machine for maps,
but that's not OSM's role as I understand it.

Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at rushpost.com>

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