[OSM-talk] raw GPS points: editable?

Luca Dionisi luca.dionisi at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 10:27:54 BST 2007


On 8/29/07, Jeffrey Martin <dogshed at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/29/07, Luca Dionisi <luca.dionisi at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 8/29/07, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net> wrote:
> > > Mark Williams wrote:
> > >
> > > > I think the old tracks should stay, if only to maintain the audit trail
> > > > for legal purposes. You could perhaps mark a file as 'deprecated' &
> > > > exclude it from downloads - 'private' does this now
> > >
> > > Planned feature for Potlatch no. 89423 is colouring GPS traces based
> > > on the tags.
> > >
> > > So a track tagged 'ncn' or 'cycle', for example, would appear in a
> > > different colour from one tagged 'canal' or 'waterway'.
> > >
> > > A couple of people have already expressed interest in exposing
> > > Potlatch's (timestamp-based) tracklog handling through the main API so
> > > this might also be relevant to other editors.
> > >
> >
> > It seems to me like a good news for what I'm looking for.
> > Are these tags appliable to single GPS points? Consider
> > a tag for deprecation of a point.
> > Keep up with the good work!
> >
> > --Luca
> >
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>
> I don't think it's practical to tag individual points.
>
> It might be nice to split them. If I drive through three
> towns I could split each town into its own file
> before upload. The truth is I don't want to take
> the time to do it.
>
> The tag thing is confusing to me. It won't allow tags with a space.
> I'm not sure what kind of tags to put on my files.
>
> It won't let me change the tags.
>
> If I could upload my notes and waypoints I think that
> would be very helpful.
>
> I would like JOSM to download each track file as
> a separate layer.
>
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Wait, I'm not sure to understand.
What I thought is that the tagging system we were talking about
is *not* the tagging system you can see when you upload a
track.
Something more near to the XML level in the GPX format or
similar.

Am I wrong?




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