[OSM-talk] Canvec2osm script update

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Sat Feb 21 23:19:44 GMT 2009

On 21 Feb 2009, at 22:58, Sam Vekemans wrote:

> Hi all,
> i'm just getting into the grit of it now, the shp-to-osm.jar program
> works, so im using it :)
> i'm creating a bat program to deal with the 300+ unique map features.
> Because not all of them are accuratly tagged, i will include 2 extra
> tags: "FIXME=yes" and "note=needs to be further defined, please update
> wiki chart"

You could be more compact by using only 1 extra tag: FIXME=needs to be  
checked on the ground as .....

General theme of meta tags:
A FIXME tag should be removed once the data has been checked.
A note tag is likely to be there permanently as a note for other  
mappers, to prevent them from changing something which really  
shouldn't be changed, such as when you know better than what is on the  


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