[OSM-talk] Too subjective & problematic Re: no-go-areas
matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Sun Jan 12 17:46:27 UTC 2020
12 Jan 2020, 18:39 by snusmumriken.mapper at runbox.com:
> On Sun, 2020-01-12 at 08:35 -0600, Paul Johnson wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 12, 2020 at 1:47 AM Snusmumriken <
>> snusmumriken.mapper at runbox.com> wrote:
>> > On Sat, 2020-01-11 at 21:22 +0100, Martin Trautmann via talk wrote:
>> > > On 20-01-02 12:23, pangoSE wrote:
>> > >
>> > > > A map cannot solve a lack of general awareness when visiting a
>> > > > new/unknown place. Going to the mountains to hike can also be
>> > > > dangerous
>> > > > if you are not well prepared. This is of course not marked on
>> > the
>> > > > map!
>> > >
>> > > I agree that I don't know any non-subjective way how to identify
>> > such
>> > > an
>> > > area.
>> > Well, one could rely on authority, e.g. if a national police
>> > authority
>> > designated certain areas as high risk.
>> Yeah, that's not really going to work, either. Just look at
>> Portland. Most arrests happen in poor, black neighborhoods, but
>> you're most likely to get hurt or killed in a suburban white area.
>> Besides, if you really want to go that route, just composite their
>> data as a layer over OpenStreetMap in Leaflet. There's no reason
>> whatsoever to include it in OpenStreetMap's database.
> I understand that it would politically sensitive, but from a data-model
> point of view it doesn't really differ from postcode areas (under the
> assumption that there's an authority that designates some areas as
> high-risk areas)
There is a single authority assigning
With high-risk areas you may have different
organizations with competing opinions.
Also, in general people are not disputing postal codes.
In case of officially designed dangerous zones
situation is going to be different.
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