[Talk-us] [Imports] Uploads to City of Salisbury, MD

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Thu Mar 22 02:50:03 GMT 2012


If there are duplicated ways and nodes, perhaps reverting is the best
option?

> From: Marc Zoss [mailto:marczoss at gmail.com]
> Subject: Re: [Talk-us] [Imports] Uploads to City of Salisbury, MD
> 
> Dear Nick
> 
> I would strongly advise to review and revise you conversion scripts.
> 
> The move to select and delete these duplicated ways with JOSM seems a
> bit risky. However for the already uploaded data you possibly don't have
> much choices. Give it a go by using the following in JOSM's find
> function.
> 
> tags:1 and closed and "sby:bldgtype"=*
> 
> I have also noted that your import has generated quite some duplicate
> ways (and thus ton of  nodes). JOSM's validator is your friend - check
> the data with it and remove automatically the dupes - better do it
> twice.
> 
> Best regars
> 
> Marc
> On 22.03.2012, at 00:08, AJ Ashton wrote:
> 
> > Hi Nick,
> >
> > The quality of these building footprints looks great, and it's the
> > kind of thing I personally like to see imported because it's tedious
> > to trace them accurately and difficult/impossible to capture them with
> > GPS. And as you mentioned it can assist future placement of shops,
> > amenities, etc.
> >
> > However, from downloading and looking at a random area in JOSM, I'm
> > seeing some problems. You can't tell from the renders, but many
> > buildings are there more than once as separate overlapping objects.
> > Example:
> >
> > - http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/153813132
> > - http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/153808317
> > - http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/153849919
> >
> > It looks like the problem objects all have a 'sby:bldgtype' tag and no
> > other tags, so it should be a straight-forward fix. I not exactly sure
> > the best way to go about that, though.
> >
> > --
> > AJ Ashton
> >
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