[OSM-talk] Abandoned Rails

Dave F. davefox at madasafish.com
Sun Aug 23 18:24:23 UTC 2015

On 23/08/2015 19:11, Mike N wrote:
> On 8/23/2015 2:03 PM, Dave F. wrote:
>> Are you saying if a building gets demolished & replaced with a new one,
>> you wouldn't remove the original outline from OSM?
> In my case, I've begun to do just that, adding a note to alert the 
> 'Bing tracers' that something has changed.  But I would eventually 
> remove it after Bing is updated.   Only historic or notable buildings 
> would go into OHM.

To clarify, I'm talking about the main OSM database, not the Historic one.

I'm unsure why you think Bing is somehow the primary arbitrator of valid 
data. If it's gone in the real world delete it in OSM. OSM is a database 
of *current* entities.

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