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I'm tempted to simply delete this ghost town. Any opinions?

asked 13 May '18, 06:18

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I'd map this as place=locality if there are supporting details e.g. that's in the (US) public domain.

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answered 13 May '18, 08:08

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edited 13 May '18, 08:09

Did you see the changeset title:

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answered 13 May '18, 07:10

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Yes, I read the changeset comment. Since the town no longer exists, it would now be considered to be a ghost town :)

(13 May '18, 08:15) chachafish

I would leave it as it is. It is of interest to users that like historic data, It doesn't mess up the standard map. There is probably a lot of data that some of us don't like but I wouldn't be happy if other mappers deleted stuff i had surveyed and researched just because they did think it was useful to them. There are a lot of books in the library i wouldn't want to read, but i wouldn't want to burn them :)

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answered 14 May '18, 13:49

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It's not a question of me not liking it. I'm fine with the concept, but it's popping up as an error via OSM Inspector. There is no feature tag associated with the area. A feature tag is a minimum requirement :)

(14 May '18, 15:52) chachafish

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