[OSM-talk] Remove validation rule asking to add highway=footway to railway/public_transport=platform

Jo winfixit at gmail.com
Mon May 27 11:08:18 UTC 2019


And the disease is spreading:

https://overpass-turbo.eu/s/Jnd

I'm scared. This needs to be mitigated, but indeed, how?

Jo

On Mon, May 27, 2019 at 1:03 PM Jo <winfixit at gmail.com> wrote:

> I went to check a platform tagged as
>
> highway=platform
>
> which is perfectly alright.
>
> iD tells me that's deprecated and suggests to change it to:
>
> public_transport=platform
> bus=yes
>
> Then upon uploading it tells me another "improvement" can be made:
>
> highway=footway
>
> So they are transposing highway=platform to highway=footway. Odd.
>
> Anyway, complaining about it on a mailing list doesn't have any effect,
> complaining about it on github will get the issue closed in no time.
>
> I also think a time out for iD makes sense, until they will start to
> listen to the community. Tough call, of course and they know it.
>
> Oh well,
>
> Back to JOSM for me.
>
> Jo
>
> On Mon, May 27, 2019 at 12:57 PM Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net>
> wrote:
>
>> Andrew Hain wrote:
>> > Have a new team of developers code from the codebase of iD.
>> > Write a new online editor from scratch.
>> > Abandon online editing and tell everyone to use an offline editor.
>>
>> Please stop trolling.
>>
>> Richard
>>
>>
>>
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