[OSM-talk] multipolygon source tags preferred method
61sundowner at gmail.com
Mon Mar 27 21:17:02 UTC 2017
You will have an objection from me!
Source tags on features within the OSM data base have not been depreciated to my knowledge.. if they were I would more to revert that depreciation.
On 28-Mar-17 01:06 AM, nwastra wrote:
> Jochen, ridding the osm of these unnecessary source tags seems like a
> good candidate for our MapRoulette challenge. :)
> Putting the sources on the objects has been deprecated for a while.
> The source should be put on the changeset only. If you are doing edits
> that involve several different sources, it is best to split the
> changes up into different changesets. Of course this is not always
> possible, then you can also put several sources in the changeset
> source tag. Adding the source to the objects was deprecated, too
> fined-grained source tagging simply doesn't make much sense. We can
> not track every source for every node, way, or relation or the parts
> of them for every tiny change that somebody does. In the end most data
> will have multiple sources and figuring out what came from what can
> only be done going through the changeset tags, not by looking at the
> tags on the data itself. Jochen -- Jochen Topf
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