[OSM-talk] Edit war on the wiki "map features"

Bernhard Zwischenbrugger bz at datenkueche.com
Tue Dec 2 17:13:44 GMT 2008


Douglas Furlong wrote:
> 2008/12/2 Bernhard Zwischenbrugger <bz at datenkueche.com 
> <mailto:bz at datenkueche.com>>
>
>
>            pothole_ratio=0.2  #20% of the surface are potholes
>            max_pothole_size=50cm
>
>
>         If it is a frequently traveled road by motorised vehicle, that
>         size will not be very static.
>
>     That depends on the country!!
>
>
> Only if the term "frequently" varies per country, other wise I'd 
> expect the surface to deteriorate pretty much in the same way.
>
> And as it's subjective, one could argue that it doesn't depend on the 
> country at all, but the person thinking about it.
>
> Any way, the point is, pot holes on roads that are frequently/heavily 
> used WILL vary quite quickly, and I'm not sure it some thing we'd be 
> looking to have as a static land mark.
>
>
If you ride on a Royal Enfield in India, information about potholes is 
probably the most important thing you need.
It's an information you don't find on other maps.

In the North America, Europe, China, Thailand,... there are good roads 
but most of the countries still have horrible roads.

Bernhard
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