[OSM-talk] multipolygon source tags preferred method

David Jenne dasdjenne at comcast.net
Mon Mar 27 13:40:24 UTC 2017

In most of my edits, a source tag for the changeset would be appropriate.   But how does one go about doing this using the ID editor?  The only possible entry point I can see is in the "Changeset Comments" section.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andy Townsend [mailto:ajt1047 at gmail.com]
> Sent: Monday, March 27, 2017 3:24 AM
> To: talk at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] multipolygon source tags preferred method
> Ahem.  Just because _you_ don't do it, doesn't make it "wrong".
> Yes, where a whole bunch of stuff has been added from one source (or a
> combination of sources), of course it makes sense to do that on the
> changeset not on individual objects (and editors that show a consolidated
> object history will show source tags from all of these).
> However, there may be cases - imagine a road junction that you've visited
> that has changed since the available imagery - where a source tag on objects
> may make sense.  Also, splitting into different changesets per source tag
> sounds like a silly idea...
> Best Regards,
> Andy

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