[Openstreetmap] Re: Naming segments using applet

Tom Carden tom at tom-carden.co.uk
Fri Dec 16 15:47:23 GMT 2005

On 12/16/05, Lars Aronsson <lars at aronsson.se> wrote:
> On December 8, Immanuel Scholz wrote:
> > But if people start to enter non-streets with the tools they get then
> > "street" is most confusing to other programmers. Much more than any
> > generic name for a linear thing which is almost only used as a street.
> Today's "dot and line" tools in the edit applet should be replaced
> with one street tool, one railroad tool, and one canal tool.
> Canals can be drawn in blue instead of white.  Railroads should be
> drawn either in dashed white-and-black or lines with cross dashes.
> This way, contributors don't have to draw lines first and later
> tag them, but the tags can be there from the start.

Your suggestion is almost certainly the right way to go - tags will
mostly be hidden for end users.

One word though... Trac!


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