[OSM-talk] Metro Manila Philippines needs some OSM love

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Tue Jul 15 13:59:19 BST 2008

Philip Shipley wrote:
>     >>I have started this section on this page:
>     >>http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Yahoo!_Aerial_Imagery#Problems_with_tracing_Yahoo
>     <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Yahoo%21_Aerial_Imagery#Problems_with_tracing_Yahoo>
>     >>Many of the suggestions require ground knowledge.
> Reading the section pointed to above, it states
> "Roads are unnamed, so the highway=road tag should be used, until 
> either on the ground classification or someone who knows the area 
> comes and updates the data. "
> But this is not compatible with the "How to Sketch" section 3 
> paragraphs above - here it states that using a highway tag is not 
> recommended.
> As someone new around here I am not sure if I have been doing the 
> right thing now - I have been setting "highway=road" & "note=yahoo image"
highway=road is a very new tag, and the page needs to be updated to 
reflect this new tag. It would be better to use source=yahoo image, 
rather than not=yahoo image.


More information about the talk mailing list