[OSM-talk] Abandoned Rails

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at gmail.com
Sat Aug 29 07:50:58 UTC 2015


On Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:46:58 -0400
Russ Nelson <nelson at crynwr.com> wrote:

> Frederik Ramm writes:
>  > On 08/22/2015 11:07 PM, Lester Caine wrote:
>  > > What we need is a
>  > > database that already has all the data and simply identify when
>  > > some small elements of it cease to be current.
>  > 
>  > In OSM we do that by deleting the small elements ;)
> 
> In OSM we do that by tagging the small elements properly. Deletion is
> vandalism. No smiley.
> 

And in case of elements no longer present correct tagging is a complete
lack of tagging, therefore deleting is perfectly OK.



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