[OSM-talk] Tools for a better tomorrow

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Tue Feb 22 14:49:57 GMT 2011

2011/2/22 M∡rtin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>:
> 2011/2/22 john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com>:
>> We need better tools for validating tags.  Give something the wrong tag and
>> it doesn't ever appear in a render.

> I found 4 nodes today which had population tags but no place tag. When
> looking at the history I found that all of them (in distant places by
> different users) once had a place tag as expected but years ago
> someone deleted it

interestingly all of them had already been recreated in the meantime
(with fewer tags, but name and place were there) at better spots then
the original ones had been (apparently in the main center), which is a
good sign that the crowd actually is working.


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