[Talk-us] GNIS POI populations
wolfgang at lyxys.ka.sub.org
Wed Jan 28 14:46:07 UTC 2015
* Minh Nguyen <minh at nguyen.cincinnati.oh.us> [150128 09:12]:
> It doesn't sound like Paul was proposing to systematically eliminate
> place=hamlet POIs. It sounds like he was evaluating each one on its merits.
> I do delete GNIS POIs fairly regularly, but not just because they're
> tagged place=hamlet. It's usually because it's a mobile home park that I
> can turn into a more accurate landuse=residential. Or it's the name of a
> railroad junction torn out a century ago that now sits in the middle of
> wilderness. (There is place=isolated_dwelling in the event that a small
> cluster of houses is still called by that name.)
I used to delete these now unpopulated railroad junction POIs earlier,
but nowadays I just reclassify them as place=locality because the names
seem to be still in use in many cases.
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