[OSM-talk] How do I use the Maplint overlay?

Ulf Lamping ulf.lamping at web.de
Sat Aug 11 14:37:41 BST 2007

Jon Bright schrieb:
> Hi Ulf,
> Ulf Lamping wrote:
>> You should enable the validator window with the toggle button on the 
>> left toolbar - it has a validate button to check all the OSM data you 
>> currently have loaded into JOSM, but don't get frightened the first 
>> time you'll see them all ;-)
> Thanks for the tip - I'd completely missed that the validator had 
> added this button.  I've now fixed a bunch of the problems that it 
> reported. Since you seem to know your way around the validator, I have 
> a question about one of the "crossing ways" reports that you can maybe 
> answer.
> I have a dual carriageway, which has a junction with a minor road. 
> Traffic on the minor road can join the dual carriageway in either 
> direction.  Traffic on either part of the dual carriageway can join 
> the minor road.  Traffic on the dual carriageway cannot perform a U-turn.
> I'd tried to represent this with the ways in the screenshot at
> http://discord.ensued.net/crossingways1.png
> The validator complains that the selected ways cross one another.  
> There are no bridges or tunnels involved here - the whole thing's 
> controlled with traffic lights.  My question is, what to do in this 
> situation:
> - Should I have organised the junction differently?
> - Should I just ignore the validator's warning?
> - Should I put set one of the ways as layer=1, even though they're not 
> really above one another?
> - Something else I didn't think of?
> Many thanks for any help you can give.
I have the same problem, and currently just ignore these warnings - at 
least for now.

Regards, ULFL

P.S: And another example where not using "reply-to" didn't worked ...

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