[OSM-talk] Reordering and rewriting Good Practice wiki page
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80hnhtv4agou at bk.ru
Fri Jul 5 03:15:13 UTC 2019
the bing imagery is from 2016, but i live where i map.
From: Joseph Eisenberg
Sent: Thursday, July 4, 2019 10:08 PM
Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] Reordering and rewriting Good Practice wiki
finished the new detailed page "Keep the History"
And so I've removed the
two paragraphs about specific JOSM plugins and
a way to move a node to a new
area from the Good_practice page - they
are on the new page which is
would also like to move "Check the history of important objects" to
page, since I think it is redundant on Good practice where
it's mentioned in
"Do not trace from outdated imagery"
But I'm still waiting to hear back
from the original author who added
7/4/19, Joseph Eisenberg < joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com > wrote:
mentioned, I plan to significantly shorten the "Keep the history"
section, with a link to the longer version at
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Keep_the_history instead.
would probably support shortening the page even further, but I've
already had several edits reverted by other users who are in favor of
including various sections.
> On 7/4/19, Yves
< yvecai at mailbox.org > wrote:
>> Hmm... I would be all in favor of
extending the See also... section and
>> shorten drastically the page
to keep it simple.
>> Some of the good practices there are second
order, don't you think?
>> Keeping history compared to Tag for the
renderer, for example.
>> Le 4 juillet
2019 05:53:23 GMT+02:00, Joseph Eisenberg
< joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com > a écrit :
>>>I've reordered and
reworded several sections of the Good practice
page had grown over the years from 6 or 7 initial
>>>(First verion of page in
>>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Good_practice&oldid=86242 )
Don't map for the renderer
>>>2) One feature, one
>>>3) Keep straight ways straight
what's on the ground
>>>5)a) Don't remove tags you don't
>>> b) Document your
>>>6) Do correct
>>>Now there were 22 different sections,
several added this past year
>>>without discussion, and they were
reordered and categorized these sections under 7 main
>>>1 Do correct errors
Verifiability (+Map what's on the ground, Don't map:
>>>events, temporary features, local legislation
>>>3 Don't map for the renderer (+ Don't misuse name
>>>4 Good changeset comments (+Keep the
>>>5 One feature, one OSM element
Standards: (Align aerial imagery before tracing, Do not
from outdated imagery... Keep straight ways straight ...
>>>estimations with FIXME ... etc.)
your custom-tags (Don't remove tags that you
>>>I've made some
wording changes for more consistent and concise style,
removed some examples (eg abandoned
>>>I've removed 2 sections added in the
>>>"Don't map insignificant, perishable
and mobile objects"
>>>- this section duplicated information in the
exiting heading about
>>>"Don't censor anything existing in
reality for any reason. Avoid
>>>interpolations if there is
>>>- This seems redundant and the part about
censoring data isn't
>>>completely correct. We don't add personal
info about who lives in a
>>>private house, for
>>>While I haven't done this yet, I would
also recommend moving the long
>>>details about "Keep the history",
involving how to use specific
>>>editors and checking history in
certain editors, along with the
>>>section "Check the history of
important objects" which duplicates
>>>advice in the Aerial Imagery
section, to a new page, with a
>>>talk at openstreetmap.org
talk at openstreetmap.org
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