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Hi! Anything in the works to allow users to use Feet instead of Meters for Mountain height?


asked 16 May '18, 21:29

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When say "users", what users do you mean? OSM data is used in all sorts of different places.

(17 May '18, 13:07) SomeoneElse ♦

As per the wiki, the ele tag should always be recorded in metres. If any data consumers want to display or otherwise use the values in feet, they'd need to do the conversion on their side.

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answered 16 May '18, 21:58

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