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

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 13 05:26:32 BST 2012

On 7/12/2012 11:43 PM, Peter Dobratz wrote:
> NE2,
> So after I bring up that I don't think railways should be drawn through
> buildings, and most people agree with me on that, you decide to do this:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=42.762886&lon=-71.430509&zoom=18&layers=M
> Does 86 Central Street, Hudson, NH have remnants of a railroad running
> through their living room?  No, because that's ridiculous.

Is it on the former route of a railway? Of course. And that's what 
railway=abandoned has meant since I joined OSM.
> Maybe you could hold off dumping stuff on top of work that I've done
> while we continue to discuss the matter.

Back at ya. Don't delete something that doesn't interest you.
> Does anyone have any objection to reverting the following changesets?:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/changeset/12202043
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/changeset/12186087
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/changeset/12191431

For the record, I do object. And the fact that you would consider 
killing a fly with a sledgehammer is disturbing.

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