[Talk-us] CDP tagging

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Fri Jan 9 02:57:09 UTC 2015


On 1/8/15 9:43 PM, James Mast wrote:
> A user today just happened to change the 'Carnot-Moon' [1] ways [2] 
> and relation boundary [3] from a 'boundary=administrative' 
> 'admin_level=8' to 'boundary=census'. Is this the correct way we have 
> been tagging stuff like this? I've pretty much stayed away from these 
> types of edits (unless it's something obvious that needs to be 
> reverted), and was just curious to what the rest of the US was doing 
> before I either reverted the changesets this was done in, or contact 
> the user (or if somebody who has more 'knowledge' on these types of 
> edits wants to contact him instead, be my guest).
i think this is the direction we need to move in, although not necessarily
boundary=census

CDP boundaries are not legal boundaries and there is no administrative
function associated with them.

boundary=statistical

might be a more general approach.

richard

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