[OSM-talk] [OSM-dev] Massive building import - thoughts

Skywave rjtehpwn at gmail.com
Sat Feb 7 20:25:47 GMT 2009

I manually traced two and a half cities in Southern-France: Perpignan (117k
citizens) and Prades (5800 citizens). I use for every building as a whole a
way, not for every single owner. It still works in JOSM and Potlatch, though
Potlatch is struggling. If someone wants to run stats over it here are some


On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 7:38 PM, Robert Scott <lists at humanleg.org.uk> wrote:

> On Saturday 07 February 2009 10:11, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> > If a generous
> > buffer is calculated around each of these and the area excluded from the
> > import, that would still allow a large portion of the import to go ahead
> > automatically.
> Better than excluding the buildings from the import, tag the
> possibly-overlapping buildings with placeholder tags, so the data is there
> but it is 'commented out'. This will allow people to choose either piece of
> data after a review.
> robert.
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