[OSM-talk] OpenStreetBugs: shared database and translations
eda at waniasset.com
Wed Oct 14 12:32:10 BST 2009
I tend to use OpenStreetBugs when I spot something on the map that makes no
sense (such as one-way indications that leave you stuck in one place) or where
information is missing (as often when a road and cycleway cross, but there is
neither an explicit intersection nor an explicit layer tag to say they don't
intersect). Usually this is when investigating a warning from
It's also useful to note a feature that should be surveyed and added to the map,
but where you don't have enough information to add it yourself. For example you
might spot some missing streets from a car window as you drive past, but you
don't know how long they are or their exact position.
Adding a FIXME tag to the map is another way of marking these to-do items, but
that requires the feature to already exist.
Until now, when I have gone out to do mapping I have focused mainly on killing
the no-name highlights, and adding missing paths as a side effect. But as inner
London is nearly complete now, in future I expect to go armed with a list of
bugs in an area and try to survey them.
Ed Avis <eda at waniasset.com>
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