[OSM-talk] Detrimental validation software

Yves yvecai at gmail.com
Sat Oct 18 19:28:01 UTC 2014


For users to check if it's an error or not, and to correct if needed. QA softwares look at possible error according to automatic rules in this exact purpose.
Yves

Le 18 octobre 2014 20:37:21 CEST, Maarten Deen <mdeen at xs4all.nl> a écrit :
>On 2014-10-16 18:04, Yves wrote:
>> Because its the purpose of this particular software.
>
>Not wanting to diminish this search, but why would you show an error 
>"roads not connected" when they are connected? What is the rationale 
>behind flagging this as a possible error?
>
>Regards,
>Maarten
>
>> On 16 octobre 2014 17:10:03 UTC+02:00, Maarten Deen <mdeen at xs4all.nl>
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> On 2014-10-16 15:43, SomeoneElse wrote:
>>> On 16/10/2014 14:28, Maarten Deen wrote:
>>> On 2014-10-16 15:15, Dave F. wrote:
>>> 
>>> I had a footpath between them.
>>> 
>>> So the problem is also that the check is wrong. Apperantly it looks
>>> at
>>> major roads that are apart, but doesn't see that they are connected
>>> by
>>> another road.
>>> IMHO these cases should not be shown at all.
>> 
>>  Quite possibly, but as (Andrew Buck has already said) what really
>>  happened here is that a mapper made a mistake.
>> 
>> But he would not have been led there if it wasn't pointed out as an
>> error.
>> 
>>> It's not a software
>>> problem so much as a human one
>> 
>> I beg to differ. The roads were connected. Why show an error "two
>> roads
>> are not connected" when there is a connection.
>> 
>> Regards,
>> Maarten
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