[OSM-talk] Proposed Semi Mechanical Edit : "recycling:excrement"

Matthijs Melissen info at matthijsmelissen.nl
Fri Apr 17 00:36:14 UTC 2015


Good idea, I support this proposal.

-- Matthijs
On 17 Apr 2015 02:14, "Bryce Nesbitt" <bryce2 at obviously.com> wrote:

> See http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Mechanical_Edits/Bryce_C_Nesbitt
>
> The tag "recycling:excrement" is used 55 times, and has at least four
> distinct meanings.
> I propose to use context to determine the meaning, and retag according to
> current conventions. For example "recycling:excrement" at a marina dock
> will be assume as a marine sewage pumpout station.  The same tag in a city
> park will be a dog waste bin.  Usually it's quite clear.
>
> This is not a true mechanical edit per
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Automated_Edits_code_of_conduct
> as I will examine each node by hand, and exit by hand.  Regardless, I am
> writing to solicit comments or concerns.  I will not visit the locations,
> but may reference official websites.
>
> Given the state of the tag, I expect zero data consumer impact.
>
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