Re: [Tagging] [Talk-us] place=city name=Tri-Cities

2011-02-24 Thread Steve Bennett
On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 3:57 PM, Samat K Jain li...@samat.org wrote: Once/if the RFC passes… I'd say a site relation[1] tagged place=locality, name=Tri-Cities? That's assuming Tri-Cities doesn't have some kind of government body associated with it.  [1]:

Re: [Tagging] Long-distance scenic roads

2011-02-24 Thread Greg Troxel
Nathan Edgars II nerou...@gmail.com writes: In the US there are two long federally-maintained roads, the Blue Ridge Parkway and Natchez Trace Parkway, that were built for the sole purpose of sightseeing. Since they are surrounded by a narrow strip of parkland, access is only allowed at

Re: [Tagging] [Talk-us] place=city name=Tri-Cities

2011-02-24 Thread McGuire, Matthew
Without knowing the area, I can only speculate that Tri-Cities is a locally common name for the entire metro, but assuming it is, I like the way it looks on Mapnik, so it seems like a case of tagging for the renderer. How about place=metro? More could be done with metro areas. For example,

Re: [Tagging] Long-distance scenic roads

2011-02-24 Thread Nathan Edgars II
On 2/24/2011 8:18 AM, Greg Troxel wrote: On the other hand, some apparently non-local user has messed up tagging of Route 2 near Boston/Cambridge (from alewife to the science museum) and made them trunk when they obviously aren't (to anyone who has been on them - no limited access, constant

Re: [Tagging] Long-distance scenic roads

2011-02-24 Thread Greg Troxel
Nathan Edgars II nerou...@gmail.com writes: On 2/24/2011 8:18 AM, Greg Troxel wrote: On the other hand, some apparently non-local user has messed up tagging of Route 2 near Boston/Cambridge (from alewife to the science museum) and made them trunk when they obviously aren't (to anyone who has

[Tagging] Let's put more wikipedia-tags in OSM WAS Re: [OSM-dev] Some Questions about the Collaboration of OpenStreetMap and Wikipedia

2011-02-24 Thread M∡rtin Koppenhoefer
2011/2/24 Zhijie Shen zjshe...@gmail.com: I'm student who is currently working on using OpenStreetMap to facilitate our project. Now I want to retrieve Wikipedia entry from OpenStreetMap to fertilize the data source for our project. To do this, I crawled OSM data, and found there are few

Re: [Tagging] [OSM-talk] Let's put more wikipedia-tags in OSM WAS Re: [OSM-dev] Some Questions about the Collaboration of OpenStreetMap and Wikipedia

2011-02-24 Thread Josh Doe
First thing I thought of when I read this is how we could really benefit from UUIDs [1]. If we had those, and tagged OSM elements, Wikipedia articles, and Flickr/Picasa/etc images, and who knows what else, life would be so much better. :) There's some good discussion on this page [1]. But yes,

Re: [Tagging] [OSM-dev] Let's put more wikipedia-tags in OSM WAS Re: Some Questions about the Collaboration of OpenStreetMap and Wikipedia

2011-02-24 Thread Samat K Jain
On Thursday, February 24, 2011 10:16:22 AM M∡rtin Koppenhoefer wrote: I invite everybody to look in his region for features (not only place-features) to see, if they are already linked to wikipedia. In case they are not I suggest to add a tag in the form: wikipedia=language-code:article-name

[Tagging] Feature Proposal - Voting - Tree rows

2011-02-24 Thread Tobias Knerr
Please voice your opinion in the vote on the Tree rows proposal: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Tree_rows natural=tree_row, used on a way, describes a line of trees. ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org

Re: [Tagging] Long-distance scenic roads

2011-02-24 Thread Paul Johnson
On 02/24/2011 07:18 AM, Greg Troxel wrote: Nathan Edgars II nerou...@gmail.com writes: In the US there are two long federally-maintained roads, the Blue Ridge Parkway and Natchez Trace Parkway, that were built for the sole purpose of sightseeing. Since they are surrounded by a narrow strip

Re: [Tagging] Long-distance scenic roads

2011-02-24 Thread Paul Johnson
On 02/24/2011 11:30 AM, Nathan Edgars II wrote: That's not what trunk means - it's supposed to have significant motorway features, like some degree of limited access, very few lights, and very few at-grade intersections. There are bits of Memorial Drive that begin to approach that, but

Re: [Tagging] Let's put more wikipedia-tags in OSM WAS Re: [OSM-dev] Some Questions about the Collaboration of OpenStreetMap and Wikipedia

2011-02-24 Thread Zhijie Shen
On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 1:16 AM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdre...@gmail.com wrote: 2011/2/24 Zhijie Shen zjshe...@gmail.com: I'm student who is currently working on using OpenStreetMap to facilitate our project. Now I want to retrieve Wikipedia entry from OpenStreetMap to fertilize the

[Tagging] Boundaries for suburbs

2011-02-24 Thread Tyler Gunn
What is the proper way to tag a boundary for a suburb? I'm trying to avoid using place=suburb nodes as they don't accurately capture the boundaries of the neighbourhoods I'm attempting to map. I've been playing around with this in my area and came up with two examples: Example One: -

Re: [Tagging] [OSM-talk] Let's put more wikipedia-tags in OSM WAS Re: [OSM-dev] Some Questions about the Collaboration of OpenStreetMap and Wikipedia

2011-02-24 Thread Steve Bennett
On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 5:35 AM, Josh Doe j...@joshdoe.com wrote: First thing I thought of when I read this is how we could really benefit from UUIDs [1]. If we had those, and tagged OSM elements, Wikipedia articles, and Flickr/Picasa/etc images, and who knows what else, life would be so much

Re: [Tagging] Boundaries for suburbs

2011-02-24 Thread Josh Doe
I am interest in knowing the best way to do this as well. I'm working on mapping my area, which is called Burke Centre, which is further divided into five neighborhoods, and those are broken down into a further 65 clusters. The one cluster I've labeled is just a way:

Re: [Tagging] Long-distance scenic roads

2011-02-24 Thread Paul Johnson
On 02/24/2011 07:44 PM, Nathan Edgars II wrote: On 2/24/2011 8:26 PM, Paul Johnson wrote: On 02/24/2011 11:30 AM, Nathan Edgars II wrote: That's *one* thing trunk means. Trunk is also used as a higher classification than primary. http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Trunk Exactly. Right,

Re: [Tagging] Long-distance scenic roads

2011-02-24 Thread Nathan Edgars II
On 2/25/2011 2:03 AM, Paul Johnson wrote: On 02/24/2011 07:44 PM, Nathan Edgars II wrote: On 2/24/2011 8:26 PM, Paul Johnson wrote: On 02/24/2011 11:30 AM, Nathan Edgars II wrote: That's *one* thing trunk means. Trunk is also used as a higher classification than primary.