[OSM-talk] Canvec2osm script update

Jochen Topf jochen at remote.org
Sun Feb 22 08:58:24 GMT 2009


On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 11:19:44PM +0000, Shaun McDonald wrote:
> 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  
> ground.

I would also suggest that you use your own namespace. Something like
canvec:fixme=... or so. Imports that use the normal namespace tend to
overwhelm the few "manual" uses of such tags with the result that they
can't be found any more.

Jochen
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