[talk-ch] Questions on tagging

Pascal Mages pascal at planetmages.ch
Wed Jan 11 22:24:09 CET 2012

Hi Phono

Thanks for your answer. It helped.
I was planing to join the Stammtisch today but didn't make it to Zurich 
in time. Next month.


On 01.01.2012 20:25, phono wrote:
> Hi Pascal,
> A good place to discuss such things is the monthly meeting (Stammtisch)
> in Zürich which usually takes place on 11th every month near the bqm at
> ETH.
> (http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/DE:Switzerland:Zürich/OSM-Treffen)
>> 1. Administrative boundaries: around Albisriederplatz the boarders are
>> set as a separate way on top of the tramway way. It's very hard to
>> select the right one. Shouldn't that be merged to one way only? Or set
>> as relation?
>> BTW there seems to be a problem with the boundaries anyway, as they
>> are not closed.
> Administrative Boundaries are imported from an official data source. As
> they have nothing to do with tramways or other ways, they are treated
> separately. Dependent on what software you use for mapping, there are
> efficient ways to select overlapping ways.
>> 2. How are pedestrian crossings supposed to be tagged, when the
>> highway lanes are separated and there is a tramway in between? Should
>> the lanes be connected or is it enough to simply put a crossing tag to
>> all the nodes crossed?
> In my opinion, a tag on all nodes should be sufficient. Connecting the
> lanes by a footway or path is kind of micromapping which makes only
> sense if all sidewalks have been mapped.
>> 3. I had to adjust some public transport relations due to the changes
>> I made. I noticed that there are always to relation per bus line (at
>> least for 33 and 72). Is that the way it's supposed to be?
> There is a relation for each direction of the bus line. The 33 for
> example uses different ways near Wollishofen.
> cheers,
> p
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