[OSM-talk] Illustrating Map Features with Pictures was Re: map features - waterway: Some clarification?!?

Francisco R. Santos frsantos at gmail.com
Sat Jul 7 11:39:17 BST 2007

On 7/7/07, Andy Allan <gravitystorm at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/7/07, Francisco R. Santos <frsantos at gmail.com> wrote:
> > It could also be useful to have a "Sample City", in a "Sample Country",
> with
> > roads, streets, subways, airports, parks, schools, fuel stations, etc,
> etc,
> > somewhere in the middle of the ocean, or in a parallel readonly server.
> This
> > way, anybody can contact to that server and see, not only how it is
> > rendered, but also how these features are really tagged.
> Nah, there's probably enough real-world examples of things that we can
> just link to them in the real map/database. And if you can't find any
> examples of a given feature, then we have bigger problems!

Well, it is not if there are examples or not all over the world, but that it
exists a place, that you can locate easily where you can find everything
(mmm, where can I find a man_made=reservoir_covered in the world right
now?), tagged in the right way. It is a "map by example" for OSM.

> Andy
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