[Openstreetmap] Segment splitting (was: Naming segments using applet)
tpe at ida.liu.se
Fri Dec 9 09:54:11 GMT 2005
> From: Immanuel Scholz <immanuel.scholz at gmx.de>
> > Some news about osmpedit. I just added segment split to osmpedit. So
> > if you create a node on a segment the following will happen:
> > 1. The node will be created in the server.
> > 2. Two new segments with the same tags field as the original segment will be created.
> > 3. The original segment will be deleted from the server.
> This is, of course, not always the thing that the user may want. If he
> want to add a point of interest (e.g. WLAN-Spot) in the middle of a
> street segment, it is wrong to assume that the street segment is split
> on this point.
Yes, that is a good point to keep in mind (of course you can always
place it beside the road and then move it...). I am thinking about
separating the functionality for street nodes and for points of
interests since they seem to be different. Maybe they should be of
different type in the server?
I was thinking about bus stops. How do you want to represent this?
Should a node in the "street" be used for marking bus stop? Or should
you place nodes beside the segment for bus stops?
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