[OSM-talk] Errors or not errors?

Adam Schreiber sadam at clemson.edu
Thu Dec 18 21:18:22 GMT 2008

On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 12:43 PM, Tomas Straupis
<tomasstraupis at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello
>  While fixing some validation errors I've found an "interesting" case and
> would like to get your opinion on how to deal with it.
>  There is a school stadium mapped. Stadium has a usual oval and two "starting
> tails". It is mapped as leisure|track and validators seem to assume these have
> to be closed areas (which is true in most cases).
>  http://keepright.ipax.at/report_map.php?ch30=30&lat=54.69444&lon=25.20876&zoom=17&requery=requery&layers=0BT
>  In this example stadium is made up from two "ways". In some other instances
> it could be made of one "way" having an extra line (something like letter Q).

Here's how I mapped the track and stadium at Clemson.




>  This kind of mapping is rendered ok in osmarender and garmin map created
> with mkgmap but is NOT rendered in mapnik.
>  Does anybody have any experience dealing with such kind of "problems"?
> Should these stadiums be mapped in a different way or should validators be
> updated?
>  Thank you
> P.S. keepright is not the only validator identifying this as an "error".
> --
> Tomas Straupis
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