Re: [Talk-us] dubious church node

2017-09-29 Thread John F. Eldredge
On 9/29/2017 9:59 PM, John F. Eldredge wrote: On 9/29/2017 8:31 PM, Max Erickson wrote: Yeah, a Google search for "Mill Creek Church nashville" has http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nashvillearchives/millcreek.html as an early result. It says the church buildin

Re: [Talk-us] dubious church node

2017-09-29 Thread John F. Eldredge
a question to a Facebook group that discusses local history, and see if anyone can tell me if there was ever a church there. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." -- Dr. Ma

[Talk-us] dubious church node

2017-09-29 Thread John F. Eldredge
There are no signs indicating that any congregation meets there; the warehouse appears to be in active commercial use. Should I remove this node? -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hat

Re: [OSM-talk] Fixing wiki* -> brand:wiki*

2017-09-27 Thread John F. Eldredge
The spatial information will tell you where each business location is; it is not sufficient to tell you whether these are multiple locations of the same brand, or two unrelated brands that share the same name and category of business. On September 27, 2017 6:51:32 AM Richard Fairhurst

Re: [OSM-talk] Label language on the Default stylesheet

2017-09-25 Thread John F. Eldredge
OSMAND+ already uses a vector-based system to render OSM-data-based maps, and has been doing so for some time. So, the technology already exists. On September 25, 2017 6:22:59 AM Richard Fairhurst wrote: Frederik Ramm wrote: I'd invest the available brainpower in

Re: [OSM-talk] Label language on the Default stylesheet

2017-09-25 Thread John F. Eldredge
People are confusing labels using the Latin alphabet with labels using the Latin language. On September 25, 2017 8:56:04 AM Oleksiy Muzalyev wrote: On 25.09.17 12:59, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote: 2017-09-25 12:39 GMT+02:00 Oleksiy Muzalyev

Re: [OSM-talk] Draft Trademark Policy

2017-09-18 Thread John F. Eldredge
erstanding of the issue. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com "Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." -- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. --- This email has been checked for viruses by Avast antiv

Re: [Talk-us] possible upgrade for residential roads in Detroit

2017-08-16 Thread John F. Eldredge
I don't know about Detroit, but in Nashville, TN, where I live, street suffixes don't necessarily reflect their importance. My parents lived for decades on Parthenon Avenue, a very minor residential street. On August 16, 2017 10:08:44 AM "Ionut Radu - (p)" wrote: Hi

Re: [Talk-us] SEO Damage to OSM

2017-07-05 Thread John F. Eldredge
The "mechanical Turk" term is not an ethnic slur, but instead an allusion to a famous 18th-century chess-playing automaton, made to resemble the upper body of a man in traditional Turkish clothing, mounted on a cabinet. It was eventually revealed to be a fake automaton, operated by a man hidden

Re: [Talk-us] Best practice in Lane Editing 2

2017-06-19 Thread John F. Eldredge
n opposite directions may try to use it simultaneously, resulting in a head-on collision. -- John F. Eldredge -- john@jfeldredge com On Monday, June 19, 2017 at 6:18 AM Horea Meleg <horea.me...@telenav.com> wrote: Hello all, Me and my Telenav colleagues are editing lane numbers in Detroit area

Re: [Talk-us] Combined parking/bike lanes

2017-02-16 Thread John F. Eldredge
One thing that is an issue with many of the marked bike lanes in Nashville, TN is that they aren't contiguous. You will come to a point where the road narrows, such as for a bridge, and the bikes are forced to share a lane with motor traffic. This makes bike riding at rush hour a risky

Re: [OSM-talk] Spoken street names

2016-09-02 Thread John F. Eldredge
This would be only semi-successful on English-language names, since English has loan-words from virtually every other language on Earth, and many of those words don't fit the general English phonetic rules. On 08/22/2016 01:16 PM, Peter Wendorff wrote: Am 22.08.2016 um 19:21 schrieb Štefan

Re: [OSM-talk] MAPS.ME edits - partly sub-standard

2016-08-18 Thread John F. Eldredge
I know I am replying to a two-month-old message, but the idea of restrictions on entering postal codes is baffling. At least in the USA, the Post Office encourages the use of postal codes (called Zip codes) on mail, to expedite the delivery of mail, and used to publish large reference books

Re: [Talk-us] Timezones in USA?

2016-05-30 Thread John F. Eldredge
Note that "usually state lines" isn't the same thing as "always state lines". The Central Time Zone/Eastern Time Zone boundary runs through the middle of both Tennessee and Kentucky, and the lines aren't straight. They zig-zag according to which time zone the local politicians wanted. On

Re: [OSM-talk] [Talk-us] Slack

2016-04-02 Thread John F. Eldredge
One thing I find annoying about most wikis is that conversation threads are listed in order of which thread most recently received a reply, not by subject. In wikis with large numbers of threads, this means having to guess which search terns to use. Sorting by what message replied to what makes

Re: [OSM-talk] What is 'Attic Data'? or 'Why can't wiki writers use plain language'.

2016-02-14 Thread John F. Eldredge
I have been working as a developer for thirty years, and had never encountered the term "attic data" before this discussion. On 02/04/2016 01:03 PM, Stephan Knauss wrote: This time with correct sender ☺ On February 4, 2016 10:15:45 AM GMT+01:00, Stephan Knauss wrote: Hello Dave and others,

[OSM-talk] Osmand+ question

2015-05-19 Thread John F. Eldredge
What is the meaning of the pie-wedge shape that extends out from the dot marking your current location? The direction in which it extends outward changes occasionally. Does it point to the cell tower you are currently connected to? -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com (615) 299-6451

Re: [OSM-talk] Osmand+ question

2015-05-19 Thread John F. Eldredge
, Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com wrote: 2015-05-19 16:49 GMT+02:00 Dominik George n...@naturalnet.de: On 19.05.2015 16:40, John F. Eldredge wrote: What is the meaning of the pie-wedge shape that extends out from the dot marking your current location? The direction in which

Re: [OSM-talk] iD name suggestion index - asking non-English-speaking mappers to review

2015-05-18 Thread John F. Eldredge
https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com (615) 299-6451 Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. -- Martin Luther King, Jr.___ talk

Re: [OSM-talk] iD name suggestion index - asking non-English-speaking mappers to review

2015-05-18 Thread John F. Eldredge
@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com (615) 299-6451 Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. -- Martin Luther King, Jr

Re: [Talk-us] Am I doing this right? Houses w/ addresses

2015-04-14 Thread John F. Eldredge
I might not even stop walking). Simon Am 14.04.2015 um 01:32 schrieb John F. Eldredge: That depends, in part, on how long you want to stand there pecking away at your device, and how suspicious folks are likely to become if you stand in front of each building for up to several minutes

Re: [Talk-us] Am I doing this right? Houses w/ addresses

2015-04-14 Thread John F. Eldredge
John F. Eldredge: That depends, in part, on how long you want to stand there pecking away at your device, and how suspicious folks are likely to become if you stand in front of each building for up to several minutes before moving on. On April 13, 2015 4:02:24 AM CDT, Simon Poole si

Re: [Talk-us] Am I doing this right? Houses w/ addresses

2015-04-13 Thread John F. Eldredge
the number. http://familycircus.com/comics/april-5-2015/ ___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us -- John F

Re: [Talk-us] Am I doing this right? Houses w/ addresses

2015-04-13 Thread John F. Eldredge
___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. -- Martin

Re: [Talk-us] Facts about the world

2015-04-07 Thread John F. Eldredge
://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. -- Martin Luther King, Jr.___ Talk-us mailing list Talk

Re: [Talk-us] USA Rail: Calling all OSM railfans! (especially in California)

2015-04-06 Thread John F. Eldredge
___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. -- Martin Luther King, Jr

Re: [Talk-us] Wählen / Voting - Sanitary Dump Station

2015-03-17 Thread John F. Eldredge
to the general public, plus dump stations open to their members, while not showing dump stations open only to members of competing organizations? -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do

Re: [Talk-us] Retagging hamlets in the US

2015-03-17 Thread John F. Eldredge
autonomy. Growth of Nashville means that only road signs show that you have crossed over into these municipalities, but they maintain their own police forces. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only

Re: [Talk-us] Retagging hamlets in the US

2015-03-17 Thread John F. Eldredge
I will have to look into the details to say for sure. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On March 17, 2015 4:29:34 PM Paul Johnson ba

Re: [OSM-talk] [Talk-de] Formal proposal: mechanically reverting fixme=set␣better␣denotation / denotation=cluster

2015-03-02 Thread John F. Eldredge
Yes, that tag sounds like it should be removed. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On March 2, 2015 2:55:29 PM moltonel 3x Combo molto

Re: [OSM-talk] Mechanically Cleaning Up FIXME Tags

2015-02-26 Thread John F. Eldredge
I agree. In most cases, a FIXME should be left until someone on-site can verify what is correct. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On February

Re: [OSM-talk] Mechanically removing objects with FIXME Tags

2015-02-25 Thread John F. Eldredge
In the case of Nashville TN, where I live, a mass removal of Tiger data would erase most of the map. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

Re: [Talk-us] Tagging addresses on area's

2015-02-05 Thread John F. Eldredge
other scenarios, such as suites in an office building. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. -- Martin Luther King, Jr. ___ Talk-us

Re: [Talk-us] Tagging addresses on area's

2015-02-03 Thread John F. Eldredge
___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us Sounds like a good idea to me. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do

Re: [Talk-us] Bike route relation issues

2015-01-11 Thread John F. Eldredge
By contrast, I am not aware of any Interstate highways in the southeast USA that allow bicycles. From my experience, every entrance ramp has signs forbidding non-motorized traffic and mopeds. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do

Re: [OSM-talk] OSM-Tagging in Wikidata

2014-12-30 Thread John F. Eldredge
) ___ talk mailing list talk@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk Agreed. There are fast-food versions of many different cuisines. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love

Re: [Talk-us] Directional suffixes on roads: yes or no?

2014-11-29 Thread John F. Eldredge
in the name= tag and the unsuffixed one in the short_name= tag, but I'm wondering if I should continue to bother. -jack -- Typos courtesy of fancy auto-spell technology. An additional complication is ring-roads, which are likely to have XXX North transition into XXX East, etc. -- John F

Re: [Talk-us] Can we get this user band?

2014-11-15 Thread John F. Eldredge
Rate-limiting sounds like a good idea. On November 14, 2014 9:56:55 AM CST, Richard Welty rwe...@averillpark.net wrote: On 11/14/14 10:34 AM, John F. Eldredge wrote: Could someone who knows Chinese check the content of the diary entries? By the way, I assume you mean banned (blocked

Re: [Talk-us] Can we get this user band?

2014-11-14 Thread John F. Eldredge
___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. -- Dr. Martin Luther King

Re: [Talk-us] New I.D Feature

2014-11-07 Thread John F. Eldredge
A given Zip Code can potentially be in more than one US state, since they are based on delivery routes. On November 6, 2014 10:32:19 PM CST, Shawn K. Quinn skqu...@rushpost.com wrote: On Fri, 2014-11-07 at 04:17 +, Elliott Plack wrote: Before the state showed up in iD, I had assumed

Re: [OSM-talk] Detrimental validation software

2014-10-18 Thread John F. Eldredge
So, your software could potentially mark every connection between two roads as roads not connected, leading to having to verify every intersection in the world? Sounds like a very bad design. On October 18, 2014 2:28:01 PM CDT, Yves yve...@gmail.com wrote: For users to check if it's an error

Re: [OSM-talk] How best to create a single point of interest online map with OSM data?

2014-09-20 Thread John F. Eldredge
, with OSM? -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ___ talk mailing list talk@openstreetmap.org https

Re: [OSM-talk] Visually detect missing roads

2014-09-20 Thread John F. Eldredge
://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk I think that calling a road tagged as highway=unclassified a major road is an overstatement. So, you feel that any road which isn't classified as highway=residential, highway=service, or highway=track is a major road? -- John F. Eldredge -- j

Re: [Talk-us] Prima Facie Speed Limits

2014-09-09 Thread John F. Eldredge
https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us ___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us -- John F. Eldredge

Re: [OSM-talk] Nexus 5 - No GPS - Fix

2014-09-08 Thread John F. Eldredge
___ talk mailing list talk@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

Re: [OSM-talk] route=road - What's that all about then?

2014-08-23 Thread John F. Eldredge
mailing list talk@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

Re: [OSM-talk] Incorrect speed limit anonymous notes - who is behind that?

2014-08-17 Thread John F. Eldredge
seem to want to answer questions... Why is everything so cryptic? /Andreas On Sat, Aug 16, 2014 at 8:36 PM, John F. Eldredge j...@jfeldredge.com wrote: On 08/16/2014 01:34 AM, Mateusz

Re: [OSM-talk] Incorrect speed limit anonymous notes - who is behind that?

2014-08-17 Thread John F. Eldredge
? /Andreas On Sat, Aug 16, 2014 at 8:36 PM, John F. Eldredge j...@jfeldredge.com wrote: On 08/16/2014 01:34 AM, Mateusz Konieczny wrote: 2014-08-16 8:28 GMT+02:00

Re: [OSM-talk] Incorrect speed limit anonymous notes - who is behind that?

2014-08-16 Thread John F. Eldredge
If the useless notes are concentrated at a few points, it may mean that someone who lives there or passes through on a regular basis is alpha-testing or beta-testing an app. I agree that both a user contact and the identify of the app are needed. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness

Re: [OSM-talk] Tagging of private roads

2014-08-03 Thread John F. Eldredge
___ talk mailing list talk@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

Re: [Talk-us] routing tags used by actual routing applications

2014-07-06 Thread John F. Eldredge
-us -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org https

Re: [Talk-us] Nominatim in CDP

2014-06-26 Thread John F. Eldredge
___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate

Re: [Talk-us] Nominatim in CDP

2014-06-26 Thread John F. Eldredge
___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate

Re: [Talk-us] Nominatim in CDP

2014-06-26 Thread John F. Eldredge
Yes, but one postal city commonly contains multiple postal codes, so storing the postal city in the postal code tag represents a loss of detail. On J,une 26, 2014 2:33:12 PM CDT, Richard Welty rwe...@averillpark.net wrote: On 6/26/14 3:20 PM, John F. Eldredge wrote: Postal code usually means

Re: [OSM-talk] Worldwide non-surveyed tag edits

2014-06-12 Thread John F. Eldredge
___ talk mailing list talk@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do

Re: [OSM-talk] Street Name

2014-06-01 Thread John F. Eldredge
such trivia. :) Thomas ¹ http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edelweiß_(Gattung) However, if they did so, most English-speakers would probably pronounce it Eidelwebweg, since English lacks that character. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do

Re: [OSM-talk] Street Name

2014-05-31 Thread John F. Eldredge
___ talk mailing list talk@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness

Re: [Talk-us] Sidewalks as footpaths

2014-05-01 Thread John F. Eldredge
, and not a way of its own. There is not a wonderful solution for how do map pedestrian routing when it differs from road-associated routing. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. Dr

Re: [Talk-us] historic schools (amenity=school; name= * (historical)

2014-03-04 Thread John F. Eldredge
list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us ___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out

Re: [OSM-talk] Not attaching polygons to roads

2014-02-27 Thread John F. Eldredge
, or they'd work on only half the road. If you thought municipalities and road administrations never do silly things, think again. ___ talk mailing list talk@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk -- John F. Eldredge -- j

Re: [Talk-us] Merging a GNIS node with a TIGER way - for a town

2014-02-02 Thread John F. Eldredge
containing it. A city in Virginia, by contrast, has a local government on the same level as a county government, and is not considered to be part of the county even if it is completely surrounded by the county. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light

Re: [OSM-talk] How to Tag Closed Airport

2014-01-26 Thread John F. Eldredge
. ___ talk mailing list talk@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk The when last observed disclaimer is unnecessary. Any recorded status is going to be when last observed, unless you are talking about a live broadcast. -- John F. Eldredge

Re: [Talk-us] Tags to use for chain stores in the United States

2013-12-11 Thread John F. Eldredge
of merchandise sold is food. The big-box stores typically sell some food, but the majority of the merchandise is not food. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

Re: [Talk-us] [josm-dev] Relation editor support for north/south and east/west similar to forward/backward

2013-11-27 Thread John F. Eldredge
of a divided highway. You also have compass-point letters used to distinguish between branches of the same route. For example, US 31 runs north/south. A portion of it branches off as US 31W, which runs roughly parallel, some miles westward of US 31, and eventually merges back into it. -- John F

Re: [Talk-us] Railroads and Railroads (Historic)

2013-11-10 Thread John F. Eldredge
such as railway=inactive for routes that are not in use, but still have the rails in place. The only problem is that, if someone erroneously tags an active but little-used route as inactive, this could lead to an accident if someone went hiking or rail-biking on the route. -- John F. Eldredge

Re: [Talk-us] Public Labs/balloon mapping?

2013-10-27 Thread John F. Eldredge
as to calculate the perspective. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us

Re: [Talk-us] Freeway directions

2013-10-17 Thread John F. Eldredge
://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us Another example would be Interstate 24. It nominally runs East/West, but the actual alignment is Southeast/Northwest. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love

Re: [Talk-us] Complex intersection mapping

2013-10-14 Thread John F. Eldredge
___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us I agree that the second version is much better. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate

Re: [OSM-talk] Who interprets semicolon in tag values?

2013-09-24 Thread John F. Eldredge
://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk In my experience, it is becoming increasingly common to see indoor ATMs in shopping malls and businesses. At least in Tennessee, virtually every convenience store has an ATM, always inside the store. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness

Re: [OSM-talk] Dirt Roads in Mapnik, default render in OSM

2013-08-24 Thread John F. Eldredge
___ talk mailing list talk@openstreetmap.org http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do

Re: [OSM-talk] Making iD the default editor on osm.org

2013-08-21 Thread John F. Eldredge
___ talk mailing list talk@openstreetmap.org http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. -- Dr. Martin

Re: [OSM-talk] Www.openstreetmap.org Down?

2013-08-15 Thread John F. Eldredge
___ talk mailing list talk@openstreetmap.org http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot

Re: [Talk-us] Shields are up!

2013-08-06 Thread John F. Eldredge
mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. -- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

Re: [Talk-us] Shields are up!

2013-08-06 Thread John F. Eldredge
Sorry, that was supposed to say imagining, not imaging. John F. Eldredge j...@jfeldredge.com wrote: Does anyone else besides me keep imaging Pavel Chekov (from original-series Star Trek) announcing shields are up with a heavy Russian accent? Paul Johnson ba...@ursamundi.org wrote

[OSM-talk] Fwd: Re: comments on new map widget on main page

2013-07-29 Thread John F. Eldredge
I had intended to send this to the list, not just to Lester Caine. Original Message From: John F. Eldredge j...@jfeldredge.com Sent: Mon Jul 29 14:16:32 CDT 2013 To: Lester Caine les...@lsces.co.uk Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] comments on new map widget on main page I had always

Re: [Talk-us] Cemeteries in OSM?

2013-07-29 Thread John F. Eldredge
? Some other type of hardware? ___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than

Re: [Talk-us] [Imports-us] Releasing my data into Public Domain

2013-07-18 Thread John F. Eldredge
/listinfo/talk-us -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all. -- Hypatia of Alexandria___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org http

Re: [Talk-us] Neighborhoods / Zillow

2013-06-17 Thread John F. Eldredge
. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all. -- Hypatia of Alexandria ___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo

Re: [Talk-us] Parking rendering

2013-06-14 Thread John F. Eldredge
-us@openstreetmap.org http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all. -- Hypatia of Alexandria___ Talk-us mailing list

Re: [Talk-us] Neighborhoods / Zillow

2013-06-11 Thread John F. Eldredge
there, would that be feasible? cheers, Martin ___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly

Re: [Talk-us] Neighborhoods / Zillow

2013-06-11 Thread John F. Eldredge
. ___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Reserve your right to think, for even to think

Re: [OSM-talk] Re-opening a note if necessary?

2013-06-09 Thread John F. Eldredge
I agree that it should be possible to update notes after the fact. malenki o...@malenki.ch wrote: On 08.06.2013 22:22, James Mast wrote: I'm curious, but does anybody think that notes should be able to be re-opened if necessary? Definitely yes. I've created a ticket here:

Re: [Talk-us] OSM Total Users

2013-06-09 Thread John F. Eldredge
___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all. -- Hypatia

Re: [Talk-us] Removing US Bicycle Route tags

2013-06-08 Thread John F. Eldredge
I agree with you. Richard Welty rwe...@averillpark.net wrote: On 6/7/13 8:44 PM, Nathan Mills wrote: If we're going for accuracy, corridor proposals should be mapped as a polygon. They are area features which may someday become linear. That said, I don't think that such early proposals belong

Re: [OSM-talk] Key Proposal wheelchair:toilet

2013-06-07 Thread John F. Eldredge
In my experience, usually only one stall in a public restroom will have the larger size and handrails needed for wheelchair use. I have only seen a few extra-large restrooms which were equipped to handle more than one wheelchair-using person at a time. Thus, it would be useful to be able to

Re: [Talk-us] OSM Data Quality

2013-05-31 Thread John F. Eldredge
One thing that would help in the editor software would be, once you select a tag, and list the preset values available, to have the option to list the wiki descriptions of what those values mean. This should be optional, and should come up in a separate window so you don't lose track of what

Re: [OSM-talk] iD Editor live on OpenStreetMap

2013-05-24 Thread John F. Eldredge
On 05/24/2013 06:15 AM, Nick Whitelegg wrote: I don't regularly use iD myself (JOSM user), but, on behalf of its developers: negative comments like this are unhelpful and denigrate the vast amount of hard work that has gone into producing the editor. If you don't like it, complain about it

Re: [OSM-talk] iD Editor live on OpenStreetMap

2013-05-24 Thread John F. Eldredge
Pieren pier...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 3:29 PM, John F. Eldredge So, you feel that non-programmers, who have justified reasons to complain about the design, such as the silent removal of highway tags, should not be able to let their opinion of the bad design be made known

Re: [OSM-talk] iD, exclusive use of tags

2013-05-23 Thread John F. Eldredge
the ground truth? I have seen numerous streets where there are tram tracks in both directions, and the tracks are located in the driving lanes, not in a separate section down the middle of the street. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly

Re: [Talk-us] Admin boundary level quirk in NYC

2013-05-18 Thread John F. Eldredge
. ___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all. -- Hypatia

Re: [Talk-us] misuse of the landuse=forest tag for national forests

2013-05-12 Thread John F. Eldredge
___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all. -- Hypatia

Re: [Talk-us] Airport Tagging

2013-04-23 Thread John F. Eldredge
preparing for an attack on the airport. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Reserve your right to think, for it is better to think wrongly than not to think at all. -- Hypatia of Alexandria ___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us@openstreetmap.org http

Re: [OSM-talk] RFC updated: OSM Attribution Mark (was: contributor mark)

2013-04-22 Thread John F. Eldredge
___ talk mailing list talk@openstreetmap.org http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk Or perhaps Data from OSM. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Reserve your right to think, for it is better to think wrongly than not to think at all

Re: [OSM-talk] Disappearing nodes from wheelmap.org

2013-04-18 Thread John F. Eldredge
that this is a good idea. Even for smaller buildings, the wheelchair-accessible entrance may be on a different side of the building than the primary entrance. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Reserve your right to think, for it is better to think wrongly than not to think at all. -- Hypatia

Re: [OSM-talk] Why do we have so many registered users with zero edits ?

2013-04-14 Thread John F. Eldredge
, but haven't done any actual mapping in a while. I hope to get back to it soon, however. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Reserve your right to think, for it is better to think wrongly than not to think at all. -- Hypatia of Alexandria ___ talk

Re: [OSM-talk] Crossroad names

2013-03-28 Thread John F. Eldredge
mailing list talk@openstreetmap.org http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk Moving this discussion to the tagging list sounds reasonable. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Reserve your right to think, for it is better to think wrongly than not to think at all. -- Hypatia

Re: [OSM-talk] Out of Service Roads

2013-03-28 Thread John F. Eldredge
___ talk mailing list talk@openstreetmap.org http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk You often have existing lanes open next to heavy construction. Not all multi-lane roads have each lane mapped as a separate way. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Reserve your right

Re: [OSM-talk] Can't unsubscribe

2013-02-28 Thread John F. Eldredge
Pavel Stelmakh pstelm...@cogniance.com wrote: Thanks for answering. Nothing in spam, can you please try to get this message from mailing list and tell me if it's received? On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 5:26 PM, John F. Eldredge j...@jfeldredge.comwrote: Pavel Stelmakh pstelm...@cogniance.com

Re: [Talk-us] Tagging Live indoor music venues

2013-02-25 Thread John F. Eldredge
have live music on at least some evenings during the week. -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all. -- Hypatia of Alexandria ___ Talk-us mailing list Talk-us

Re: [OSM-talk] Display names of crossroads

2013-02-23 Thread John F. Eldredge
mailing list talk@openstreetmap.org http://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk When would junction=no be used? When one way passes over another on a viaduct without actually connecting? -- John F. Eldredge -- j...@jfeldredge.com Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better

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