[OSM-talk] Street Tagging in JOSM
Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue Oct 3 15:34:33 BST 2006
Christoph Eckert wrote:
> Sent: Tuesday, October 03, 2006 3:22 PM
> To: talk at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: [OSM-talk] Street Tagging in JOSM
> Hi all,
> I'm glad that I was able to enter lots of Tracks and segments
> of my hometown during the last weeks, so it isn't a blank
> place in osm.org anymore :) .
> I even played with osmarenderer and it worked great. It's fun
> to see the streets you have been collecting.
> To make the segments appear, I have to create ways of them. I
> use JOSM and it works very well. I even like the fact that I
> can select multiple ways at once and can assign them tags.
> What I find a bit problematic for users with less tech
> background is the fact that one needs to assign values by
> typing them in. This requires that the user knows the valid
> values, the user may mistype values and last but not least
> for me as a german I have to struggle with the translation of
> the english values ("What the heck is a motorway?!?"
> "What the heck is a residential way?!?" etc.).
> So I was wondering if JOSM could (besides the tags palette)
> offer an additional palette which allows a more easy
> assignment of the most common tags. Maybe a palette which
> offers a popup for the street type (>Motorway<,
> >residential<, >cycleway< etc.), a line edit for its name,
> some checkboxes for boolean values (>One way< or restrictions
> etc.) and a line edit for speed limitations.
It can do this now. You use the Annotation Presents which are a
selection of tags you want to apply laid out as chunks of xml.
> Any comments?
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