[OSM-talk] Few questions on highway=track
gravitystorm at gmail.com
Tue Aug 7 09:30:34 BST 2007
On 8/7/07, Alex Mauer <hawke at hawkesnest.net> wrote:
> >> 4. This weekend out of the blue highway=unsurfaced popped up in the
> >> map_features. No proposal, no discussion, no nothing. Is this the
> >> regular way in osm ?
> > The map features page is just a normal wiki article. Anybody with an
> > account can edit it. So anyone can add a feature to the page with no
> > discussion. Normally it will quickly be removed if it hasn't been
> > through the proposal and approval system.
> I've removed it. In addition to not going through the usual process, it
> didn't solve any problem that wasn't already solved.
It's been in use, and rendered by mapnik, for many, many months. See
Don't be so hasty with removing things without checking more
thoroughly. It's use almost certainly predates the 'usual process' and
whichever other way you believe 'solves [the] problem'.
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