Changeset No. Date Contributor Comment
12017-10-22 05:44:20 UTCSafwatHalaby There's a problem with the gym: It has name="אולם הספורט"
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Hebrew name: "בריכת השחיה"

You should change name:he to
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אולם הספורט
12017-10-22 05:26:44 UTCSafwatHalaby Please do not add personal houses to the map. This is a public map. Everyone can see your edits.

If you want to save your house on your phone, You can use the Maps.ME Bookmarks feature.

I've deleted the house you added.
12017-10-22 05:22:42 UTCSafwatHalaby I think you need to add name="תצפית מפל תמרים"
12017-10-22 05:20:29 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello,
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You forgot to update name:he
22017-10-22 05:21:06 UTCSafwatHalaby Please ignore the above comment. I see there was a followup changeset.
12017-09-19 04:22:03 UTCSafwatHalaby Those image and "dataset" links are very strange. Mind explaining?
22017-09-19 04:27:08 UTCSafwatHalaby It appears those lead to sensor data. Perhaps the "image" tag should be renamed to "website" or some new tag. "image" is for images.
32017-10-12 06:24:12 UTCSomeoneElse @SafwatHalaby for info since there was no response here (possibly de to broken email) I sent a "message that has to be read" http://www.openstreetmap.org/user_blocks/1564 .
42017-10-14 14:48:32 UTCcarlosz22 Hello.
This is not an import. We are working on a network of photometers and we are including them like any other meteorology station, it's a station for monitoring the sky brightness.
I used the tag image for image of the measures, maybe this is not correct, but I didn't find any other tag more e...
52017-10-14 14:49:18 UTCcarlosz22 And sorry, I don't respond to the previous messages because I din't see them.
62017-10-17 06:18:40 UTCSafwatHalaby I think you should be using "website" rather than "image". But let's wait for @SomeoneElse's reply. He knows better.
72017-10-17 06:33:43 UTCSomeoneElse @carlosz22 it still looks like an import to me - talking about the tags to be used before adding a large number of objects to OSM is one of the main steps set out at https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Import/Guidelines . I'd suggest that you follow those now (even if the discussion is after the in...
82017-10-21 17:20:10 UTCcarlosz22 Ok, I remove the tag image, no problem.
But it's not an import like it defined on the Wiki.
92017-10-21 17:25:20 UTCSomeoneElse Maybe you're reading a different wiki to me, but where did this data come from? Did you personally create it, either by by survey or by interpretation of imagery? Or did it come from some other source?
102017-10-21 17:35:12 UTCSafwatHalaby What would the right tag be? It's not image, and website is already occupied.
112017-10-21 18:31:43 UTCcarlosz22 I work in a project called Stars4All and one of the parts of the project is develop a network of photometers and include them in OpenStreetMap, the photometers are monitoring stations. All the data follows ODBL and it's totally open.
122017-10-21 18:34:44 UTCcarlosz22 And I'm the coordinator of the spread of photometers, so all the positions are from knowledge and survey.
12017-06-06 09:40:21 UTCSafwatHalaby_bot Total names copies: 5967
Total name to name:en: 874
Total name:he to name: 0
Total name to name:he: 5093
Total name:ar to name: 0
Total name to name:ar: 0
Whitespace fixes: 638
Total scanned: 18528
Total unhandled errors: 203


http://www.openstreetmap.org/node/1803001097: name is not ar,...
22017-10-15 08:50:04 UTCzstadler Hi SafwatHalaby,
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In this edit, the bot copied numbered names to name:en. For example, http://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/2994312/history
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Do you think it is useful?
32017-10-17 06:22:14 UTCSafwatHalaby I don't think it's useful. I'll fix this.

Do you think it's useful?
42017-10-17 11:45:34 UTCzstadler I agree, it is not useful.
Thanks for taking ownership on fixing it.
12017-09-25 05:36:00 UTCSafwatHalaby Track with sidewalk?
22017-10-15 20:08:39 UTCzstadler Which element are you referring to?
Did i create it?
32017-10-17 06:13:36 UTCSafwatHalaby https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/222996942
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https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/527217866
42017-10-17 11:55:20 UTCzstadler The sidewalk tag was there when I've split the way in order to correct the junction geometry. See https://overpass-api.de/achavi/?changeset=52322050
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The history at https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/527217866/history shows that the tag was part of the creation of the way, done over 4 years ago by...
12017-10-13 17:10:25 UTCSafwatHalaby Retagged as amenity=post_office
12017-10-13 17:08:50 UTCSafwatHalaby ברוכים הבאים ל OSM!

מומלץ לעשות מרובעים מושלמים. ניתן לישר את הזוויות על ידי לחיצה על הבניין ואז לחיצה על Square
22017-10-13 17:09:12 UTCSafwatHalaby Welcome to OSM. It's advised to do perfectly square buildings. Click the building, then click the "square" button
12017-10-13 17:05:30 UTCSafwatHalaby I tagged this as "man_made=water_tower"
12017-10-13 17:01:23 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello. You accidentally put all the tags on a node and not on an area. Fixed in: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/52901986
12017-10-11 10:59:04 UTCSafwatHalaby Those are tricky to tag. I wonder how the others are tagged.
12017-10-11 10:47:30 UTCSafwatHalaby Stop!

Openstreetmap is no place for ads.

Your 4 edits were removed.

#52819402 and #52819242 were reverted here: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/52820085

#52633418 and #52633054 were reverted here: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/52644216
12017-10-11 10:46:41 UTCSafwatHalaby Accidental wrong changeset name. This is actually a revert. See https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/52819402
12017-10-11 10:23:07 UTCSafwatHalaby Reverted: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/52819330
12017-10-10 05:53:03 UTCSanniu You have added many empty point in this edit. Can you fix them?
22017-10-11 10:22:55 UTCSafwatHalaby Reverted: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/52819330
12017-09-29 06:51:27 UTCSafwatHalaby Welcome to openstreetmap.
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Road numbers are not "name" . They are "ref". I don't know how StreetComplete works but perhaps you have a "number" or "reference" field where you put the number.
12017-09-26 20:10:18 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء اضافة اماكن ذات اهمية عامة فقط وعدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن ط...
12017-09-25 05:50:51 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello and welcome to OpenStreetMap.

You've created the same point of interest 3 times. We have 1 element per 1 feature. I've removed the duplicates.

https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/One_feature,_one_OSM_element
12017-09-23 21:03:07 UTCSafwatHalaby If this is an industrial area, "unclassified" could be more accurate than "residential". "The tag highway=unclassified is used for minor public roads typically at the lowest level of the interconnecting grid network. Unclassified roads have lower importance in the road netwo...
12017-09-19 09:54:21 UTCSafwatHalaby Thanks for the fix. If this building is a perfect square, you should square it off. In iD, right click it, and then click "square". It gives it perfect 90 degree angles.
22017-09-19 09:55:05 UTCSafwatHalaby You should also do this for any other square buildings in the surrounding area.
12017-09-19 09:52:13 UTCSafwatHalaby Welcome to OSM and thanks for the fix. Now that you've fixed this, you should remove the "Fix Me" tag. Click the trash bin icon next to the "fixme" for each of the roads.

Happy mapping!
22017-09-19 09:52:52 UTCSafwatHalaby Road types: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Israel#Other_Road_Types
12017-09-19 09:46:34 UTCSafwatHalaby Those are weird access tags. If it's a plain footway. highway=footway should be enough. See this: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Israel#Other_Road_Types
12017-09-19 09:42:05 UTCSafwatHalaby Hi and welcome to OpenStreetMap! I see you added a new path.

1. Are you sure "access/all=no"? It means no one can access it!

2. Typically, if it's an unpaved road that everyone can access, we don't use access tags at all and we just mark it with highway=track.

Click the road type...
22017-09-19 09:43:05 UTCSafwatHalaby More info for roads in Israel: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Israel#Other_Road_Types
32017-09-19 09:44:42 UTCSafwatHalaby Here is the road for your convenience: https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/525828048/history
12017-09-19 09:36:15 UTCSafwatHalaby Thanks!
12017-09-19 09:36:04 UTCSafwatHalaby Thanks!
12017-09-14 04:42:14 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello, thank you for taking your time and editing the map. I have some questions.



Wiki states: "You *may* tag secondary attributes of the feature by preceding the wikipedia key with the name of the attribute". This is clearly optional, and I chose to avoid it for simplicity because ...
22017-09-14 04:44:37 UTCSafwatHalaby I apologize, the forum thread relevant for brand vs operator is actually https://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewtopic.php?id=57986
32017-09-15 05:16:18 UTCnyuriks @SwiftFast, thanks for the thorough message! I will be happy to fix those objects, and I agree that it should have been brand, not operator, as was suggested to me via another channel. Also, thanks for the great forum discussion. I hope we can move forward on some proposals to standardize wd/wp ta...
42017-09-15 06:18:26 UTCnyuriks P.S. A few days ago I started a list of all Wikidata IDs that should always be used as brand:wikidata. Should we have this as a github repo for some script? https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Wikidata%2BOSM_SPARQL_query_service#Current_Challenges
52017-09-16 07:30:01 UTCSafwatHalaby Specifically for israel: There's no need for an ID table or manually reversing your edits. Swiftfast_Bot maintains those chains, and all you have to do is edit the following templates.

Here are the templates: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:SwiftFast/scripts/brand/templates

So you'd ...
62017-09-16 07:37:38 UTCSafwatHalaby " I believe that I have made a mistake with that edit - they should have been tagged as brands, not operators." - Note that this actually depends on the regional conventions (if they exist at all). In Israel, chains have the same "brand" but this is not necessarily true everywher...
72017-09-16 19:44:37 UTCnyuriks This is awesome!!! I think we should adapt your bot to other places, e.g. US and Russia (the two places I know a bit better than others). Could you make your bot also track any entries that have the same wikidata ID as ones listed in the template, and update those places accordingly?
82017-09-17 06:06:46 UTCSafwatHalaby Thanks! I also think this should be adopted globally, but I still need to polish/simplify the code a bit first. The bot makes assumptions that are agreed upon only in Israel and there's special treatment for some tags like name/operator. Making it global requires a bit more work.



Most people ...
92017-09-19 06:38:59 UTCSafwatHalaby Fixed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/52162459
12017-09-19 06:38:46 UTCSafwatHalaby See the discussion at: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/51350214
12017-09-19 06:38:21 UTCSafwatHalaby This changeset did not behave as expected. It was supposed to add brand:wikidata and operator:wikidata. Also, it only touched nodes and not ways. I was followed up with a fix: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/52162459

12017-09-19 04:52:36 UTCSafwatHalaby Again, note the building squaring thing. Also, you have two roads on top of one another. first: https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/525700809. Second: https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/525700808
12017-09-19 04:45:23 UTCSafwatHalaby You requested a review. The name tag is usually used to describe the literal name (e.g. what you see on a sign). To describe the type of a building, use building=warehouse rather than building=yes, and leave the name blank. See this: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:building%3Dwarehouse
12017-09-19 04:42:06 UTCSafwatHalaby Welcome to OpenStreetmap! You requested a review.

1. Your buildings do not have 90-degree angles. You can create perfectly square buildings by right clicking them and then clicking "square".

2. Some of the roads you added are disconnected from the main grid. This makes them impossibl...
12017-09-19 04:19:34 UTCSafwatHalaby Please square the building (right click, then square)
12017-09-19 04:18:46 UTCSafwatHalaby Please square the buildings (right click, the click "square")
12017-09-18 07:08:51 UTCSanniu You changed http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/511468231 \tMarcus Sieff Blvd. to living_street - why? This is the usual street, not a shared pedestrian/tarffic street.
22017-09-18 07:23:04 UTCweizmann Ok
You're right
Changed
32017-09-18 07:25:37 UTCSanniu Thanks. Also please adhere to http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Israel#Naming - the main names in Rehovot should be in Hebrew, not in English
42017-09-18 07:31:33 UTCweizmann he main language at the Weizmann Institute is English
So we put the main name in English
52017-09-18 07:54:55 UTCSafwatHalaby How is that? Do most people speak English in מכון וייצמן?

62017-09-18 07:56:02 UTCSafwatHalaby Also, I think the Wiki might use some re-wording. I think the idea behind that working is to have Hebrew in most of the places, and Arabic for Arabic towns or villages.
72017-09-18 07:56:42 UTCSafwatHalaby working > wording*
82017-09-18 08:57:35 UTCweizmann Ok we'll change
12017-09-17 18:10:32 UTCSafwatHalaby access=customers implies motor_vehicle=customers. No need for the latter.
12017-09-17 18:09:27 UTCSafwatHalaby That seems overkill. Access=private implies everything else is private unless stated otherwise
22017-09-17 19:21:31 UTCtheipu Then what should I use? The gate can be open up and close up at any time and I'm not sure if you are allowed to enter that area. I can check tomorrow if there is a sign that says something about it but if not what should I do?
32017-09-17 19:22:23 UTCtheipu Oh sorry, I understand now that you only meant that I don't need all the other tags, OK
12017-09-16 19:58:32 UTCSafwatHalaby Hi and welcome to Openstreetmap. I think your Dom of Rock edits are invalid.

This place has 3 structures.
- The dome (Muslim)
- Holy of holies (Historic Jewish structure)
- haHekhal (Historic Jewish structure)

You renamed "Holy of Holies" to "قبة الصخرة" and now...
22017-09-17 06:54:21 UTCAhmad aqra Fix it but please don't refer back to them as synagogues, you can change even the muslim signs and keep it as a place of worship, also I think I should have been more careful about the naming.
if you want to give two namings to the thing it think it is important, but to muslim or jewish symbols +...
32017-09-17 09:08:01 UTCSafwatHalaby Sorry but your last edit made it even more confusing. The dome of the rock is not the same as:
קֹדֶשׁ הַקֳּדָשִׁים
The latter is a building believed to be buried beneath the dome.

I've changed it back to the way it was, plus I removed the word "synagogue/masjid" and ...
42017-09-17 09:17:45 UTCSafwatHalaby I am not quite sure what you mean by "symbols" here, but I also made sure the dome of the rock has an Arabic "name" tag whilst the other two structures have a Hebrew "name" tag.
52017-09-18 07:15:08 UTCAhmad aqra Thank you, you did it better
12017-09-13 05:55:51 UTCSafwatHalaby That's a massive deletion. Any explanation?
22017-09-16 16:00:40 UTCSafwatHalaby Reverted in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/52098819 due to lack of explanation
12017-09-13 05:12:44 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello, it appears you changed "name" tags from Hebrew to Arabic.

I assume you were trying to translate. In order to translate, please add a "name:ar" for Arabic and leave "name" unchanged.

We have very cleared guidelines in the Wiki about this: In Israel, the &qu...
22017-09-13 05:29:24 UTCSafwatHalaby Fixed in:

https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/51431708

https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/51465298

https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/51465258
32017-09-16 15:56:43 UTCSafwatHalaby ...and https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/51992698
12017-09-16 15:35:02 UTCSafwatHalaby Thank you for the Arabic name translations in Israel!

I was wondering if "ref:ar" has any practical use at all for road numbers. Clients can trivially convert between Arabic and regular numerals, so it seems unnecessary to me.
12017-09-16 07:15:51 UTCSafwatHalaby Please note the conventions for Israeli roads: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Israel#Inter-city_Roads

(I have not checked if this breaks any conventions. Just thought I'd point this out).
12017-09-13 16:05:42 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء اضافة اماكن ذات اهمية عامة فقط وعدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن ط...
12017-09-13 15:59:14 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello and welcome to OSM. You removed a parking lot. Is the parking lot gone or is this a mistake?
12017-09-13 15:53:06 UTCSafwatHalaby Welcome to openstreetmap :)

I changed the road type from "residential" to "service".

I removed the road names and put the name on the parking lot itself.

Happy mapping!
12017-08-01 16:29:28 UTCzstadler Hi and welcome to the OSM mappers community!
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Please note that you have left http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/512074583 without any tags...
22017-09-13 08:57:04 UTCshoshiwe שלום!
אני עובדת במכון ויצמן
אנחנו מנסים לעדכן את המפה עם כל השבילים במכון
אין לנו מספיק נסיון במפה הזאת
?האם אתה מעוניין לעזור לנו
32017-09-13 15:33:51 UTCSafwatHalaby שלום!

ניתן לשוחח עם הקהילה הישראלית כאן:

https://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewforum.php?id=33
12017-09-13 06:05:44 UTCSafwatHalaby You can add a description="Sometimes closed".
12017-09-13 06:04:24 UTCSafwatHalaby It is easier to mark as highway=footway.

יותר קל לסמן שביל כזה באמצעות highway=foot
ובלי שאר התגים
12017-09-13 05:56:48 UTCSafwatHalaby It looks like a shift-edit. Perhaps your imagery was mis-aligned?
12017-09-13 05:48:18 UTCSafwatHalaby You can simply use highway=footway instead of the multiple access tags.
12017-09-11 20:24:25 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء اضافة اماكن ذات اهمية عامة فقط وعدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن ط...
12017-09-11 20:17:27 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء اضافة اماكن ذات اهمية عامة فقط وعدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن ط...
12017-09-11 20:15:58 UTCSafwatHalaby "CircleID" is an invalid tag. What are you trying to achieve here?
22017-09-27 13:05:20 UTCPaul Jacobson I think I was trying to create a variable to use for the bus stops I was adding to the map
12017-09-11 20:15:20 UTCSafwatHalaby It is common practice in Israel to use both name and name:he, because name is Arabic in some areas, so the "name" tag is unpredictable. Please see the IL wiki: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Israel
12017-05-22 19:36:29 UTCSafwatHalaby Hi and welcome to OSM :)

Would you mind reviewing these following two roads you added?
- They don't appear in Aerial
- They are strangely straight
- They don't have a common node on their intersection.

Here are the roads:
1. https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/495159289

2. https://www.ope...
22017-05-23 16:49:59 UTCYaronAG Hi there!
yep, the trails do look strange, but were quite definitely there when I walked them, more than once. I'm there about once a week, so I could and will double check.
32017-05-23 18:06:12 UTCSafwatHalaby Okay. I added an intersection node. Let me know if this is wrong: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48924209
42017-08-08 14:43:24 UTCSafwatHalaby It turned out the roads do not exist, and YaronAG fixed this in this changeset: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/50913606
12017-08-02 05:17:04 UTCSafwatHalaby mashtal is shop=garden_centre, and not amenity=garden
22017-08-02 05:20:28 UTCSafwatHalaby https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop%3Dgarden_centre
32017-08-02 14:24:25 UTCNidal Elwan Thank you
12017-08-01 11:23:00 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء اضافة اماكن ذات اهمية عامة فقط وعدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن ط...
12017-08-01 11:21:36 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء اضافة اماكن ذات اهمية عامة فقط وعدم اضافة امور شخصية مثل منازل او هواتف على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة الع...
12017-08-01 11:20:10 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء اضافة اماكن ذات اهمية عامة فقط وعدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن ط...
12017-08-01 11:16:55 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء اضافة اماكن ذات اهمية عامة فقط وعدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن ط...
12017-08-01 11:14:22 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء اضافة اماكن ذات اهمية عامة فقط وعدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن ط...
12017-08-01 11:11:51 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء اضافة اماكن ذات اهمية عامة فقط وعدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن ط...
12017-08-01 11:07:17 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء اضافة اماكن ذات اهمية عامة فقط وعدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن ط...
12017-08-01 10:57:34 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء اضافة اماكن ذات اهمية عامة فقط وعدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن ط...
12017-08-01 10:46:56 UTCSafwatHalaby All of your changes are vandalism, and were reverted. You will be banned.
12017-08-01 10:33:50 UTCSafwatHalaby Those buildings don't seem to be properly tagged. In order to tag "holes" in buildings, you need to use multipolygons.
22017-08-01 10:36:49 UTCSafwatHalaby Fixed here: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/50748113
12017-08-01 10:30:28 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء اضافة اماكن ذات اهمية عامة فقط وعدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن ط...
12017-08-01 10:26:22 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-08-01 10:14:42 UTCSafwatHalaby It seems you removed name:he, but we always keep both name:he and name:ar, because the language of "name" is variable in Israel. In some areas it is Arabic, in others it's Hebrew.
12017-07-25 18:48:42 UTCrene78 I guess this revert went partly wrong. For example node 1224150978 seems to be a valid village.
22017-07-25 19:00:17 UTCSafwatHalaby Are you sure 1224150978 is a valid village? I saw tens of villages all named "الدار", meaning "home". I assumed they weren't real.
32017-07-25 19:05:19 UTCSafwatHalaby For instance, see these:

https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/1222021281/history

https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/1217865870/history

https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/1219409595/history

https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/1224322328/history
42017-07-25 19:05:43 UTCrene78 If you go to this url - http://www.openstreetmap.org/node/1224150978/history - Click on the coordinates of the last changeset, then edit, then zoom in as much as possible. You will see that there is a village. Maybe "الدار" is a common name in arabic?
52017-07-25 19:07:08 UTCSafwatHalaby Unlikely. "الدار" means "the home". It's even less likely to have many villages bearing the same name right next to each other. (See my links, and those aren't all).
62017-07-25 19:09:18 UTCSafwatHalaby Indeed there's a village. I think it'd be best to rescan all removed villages and re-add them without the name at all, just place=village.
72017-07-25 19:09:29 UTCSafwatHalaby Thanks for pointing this out!
82017-07-25 19:12:54 UTCSafwatHalaby In your particular example, if you zoom out a little, you'll notice there are 2 villages with seemingly valid names. Perhaps they also cover that area and it's all good after removing "الدار".
92017-07-25 19:32:45 UTCrene78 Not sure. But nonetheless it is a good idea to do some housekeeping once in a while. Especially quite a few of those maps.me edits are of low quality. Thanks.
102017-07-26 09:07:19 UTCSomeoneElse Any idea what the change to https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/256498994/history was here? It seems odd that it has got caught up in a "my house" tidy-up.
112017-07-26 20:42:38 UTCSafwatHalaby This node https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/2621574419 is part of the way, and it had its name tag removed.
122017-07-26 20:58:08 UTCSafwatHalaby Method used for anyone curious: Downloaded nodes bearing "hot words" via JOSM+overpass, and manually inspected them.

the queries are often of the style node["name"~"hotWord"] or node["name:ar"~"hotWord"].
132017-07-26 20:59:21 UTCSafwatHalaby A time-consuming followup would be manually inspecting the edit history of each person who added a node that was deleted in this changeset. Looking for easy ways to script this.
12017-07-25 15:31:09 UTCSafwatHalaby According to map info, most people actually tag this as: amenity=shelter, shelter_type=bomb
12017-07-21 08:49:44 UTCzstadler https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/7304999 is the relation for the "Green Line" and https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/294464667 is already a member of it.
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The "trick" of adding a new relation seems to be an example of "tagging for the renderer" and should be avo...
22017-07-21 11:50:55 UTCSafwatHalaby Yes. this is explicitly tagging for the renderer, or more precisely for almost all renderers out there.

Despite being discouraged, it's better than a border which doesn't render. I left it that way till I find a better solution to the following problem:

The "green line" relation does...
32017-07-21 11:51:19 UTCSafwatHalaby Yes. this is explicitly tagging for the renderer, or more precisely for almost all renderers out there.


Despite being discouraged, it's better than a border which doesn't render. I left it that way till I find a better solution to the following problem:


The "green line" relation ...
42017-07-21 11:52:24 UTCSafwatHalaby Also, adding "administrative" to the green line is factually wrong, I think.
52017-07-23 07:49:49 UTCzstadler If the 1949 armistice line is an historical line. Currently, it does not serve as an administrative boundary, not even a disputed boundary, because it was superseded by the Oslo agreements.
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https://www.openstreetmap.org/welcome says: "What it [the map] doesn't include is opinionated data li...
62017-07-24 05:22:15 UTCSafwatHalaby The reason I added a relation is to get it to render while avoiding adding "administrative" on the way itself. Do you have a better alternative?
72017-07-24 06:11:44 UTCzstadler I think that the line should not be rendered.
82017-07-24 07:21:14 UTCSafwatHalaby Is there anything different about the left just west of it? If not, why should one of them render, and the other shouldn't?
92017-07-24 20:07:13 UTCzstadler If you refer to http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/288825225, then it is a member of a (disputed) boundary=administrative admin_level=2 relation - http://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/1703814
102017-07-24 20:13:53 UTCSafwatHalaby I think you're missing my point: Both 294464667 and 288825225 are disputed. So, there isn't anything special about either of them, both should be rendered the same. But only the western one renders, because only the western one is part of the PL relation which is tagged administrative.
112017-07-24 20:15:31 UTCSafwatHalaby So I added this hack to make the Eastern one render. We have a very unique case a country (or pseudo-country if you will) has "two" borders. Putting them both in the PL relation is bad because it messes out outer/inner, so I had to do this hack.
122017-07-25 05:35:04 UTCzstadler A dispute can only be on a boundary claimed by some entity. No claim implies no dispute. Way 288825225 is part of the boundary claimed by Palestine and disputed by Israel.
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Way 294464667 is not claimed to be a boundary by any entity - neither Palestine nor Israel. Therefore it is not a bounda...
132017-07-25 07:04:54 UTCSafwatHalaby Removed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/50547120
142017-07-25 07:49:47 UTCzstadler I appreciate your listening and open-mindness!
152017-07-25 08:42:49 UTCSafwatHalaby :)
162017-07-25 08:45:49 UTCSafwatHalaby What was the historical rationale for having the green line split into two at this section?
172017-07-25 11:23:56 UTCzstadler I'm not an historian, but I think there was a no man's land area/שטח מפורז between the Israeli-controlled and the Jordanian-controlled areas.
12017-07-24 05:59:26 UTCSafwatHalaby Are you correcting outlines solely based on Aerial?

Please note that sometimes *Aerial is Misaligned*, and you need to take that into account.
22017-07-25 07:01:27 UTCStarlingCarter Thanks for your comment! I am aware of that shortcoming, and have been updating and drawing buildings based on Digital , which I am told is the most accurate imagery we have for Amman. I and others will be working over the next few weeks on filling out the Amman map as much as possible, so if you h...
32017-07-25 07:22:51 UTCSafwatHalaby I noticed you shifted many existing buildings. This may or may not be correct. A good indicator is GPS traces: You should enable GPS traces (in iD: Background > OpenStreetMap GPS traces). GPS traces are always aligned correctly, and if they disagree with the Aerial, You can re-align aerial by cli...
42017-07-25 07:25:05 UTCSafwatHalaby You can ignore my comments. Digital Globe Premium appears to be perfectly aligned in this area. So relying on it is fine.
12017-07-24 17:22:29 UTCwille Hi EzekielT,

Thank you very much for your mapping efforts. I don't see OSM as a place to map domestic itens like microwave, stools, televisions... if someone maps some itens inside another person residence it can even be a security matter.

best regards,
22017-07-24 17:46:45 UTCEzekielT Thank you for your feedback :)!

I agree we shouldn't map privately owned things like microwaves; maybe only in a public situation? I'll try to propose the tags soon (for public things only).
32017-07-24 19:08:58 UTCSafwatHalaby Microwaves in public situations are very useful. Pretty common in campuses.
12017-07-24 08:48:27 UTCSafwatHalaby_bot I think you should be using addr:housenumber or something similar rather than name
22017-07-24 08:48:59 UTCSafwatHalaby Take a look at tel aviv: https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/32.03859/34.75466
12017-07-24 06:30:31 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-07-24 06:27:56 UTCSafwatHalaby Please avoid adding personal places to the map. OpenStreetMap is a public map. If you want to save personal things, use the Maps.Me bookmark feature. Map edits should contain public points of interest only. Reverted.
12017-07-24 06:26:36 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-07-24 06:24:18 UTCSafwatHalaby Please stop adding personal places to the map. OpenStreetMap is a public map. If you want to save personal things, use the Maps.Me bookmark feature. Map edits should contain public points of interest only.
22017-07-24 06:25:31 UTCSafwatHalaby All your changesets were reverted.
12017-07-24 06:16:41 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-07-24 06:13:44 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-07-24 06:12:48 UTCSafwatHalaby Please avoid adding personal places to the map. OpenStreetMap is a public map. If you want to save personal things, use the Maps.Me bookmark feature. Map edits should contain public points of interest only.
12017-07-24 06:08:19 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-07-24 06:05:39 UTCSafwatHalaby I think layer tags are missing
22017-07-24 06:07:01 UTCSafwatHalaby My bad. Wrong changeset.
12017-07-24 05:43:44 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-07-24 05:42:20 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-07-21 19:48:31 UTCSafwatHalaby For the third time, I'm asking you why you keep adding POIs with your name on it, or change existing POI.
12017-07-20 06:53:56 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
22017-07-21 12:46:08 UTCFakaar I would like to thank you very much for your good handling. I see that many personal places are important because they belong to people who are active in society and are difficult to find, so this mapping service enables people to easily find them
32017-07-21 15:30:41 UTCSafwatHalaby That's good to know. I've been looking for feedback from people like you in the area. I would appreciate some information for the future.



When someone adds "بيت فلان", do you think it's usually important or usually not important for the public? Do you think there's a way to t...
42017-07-21 21:14:36 UTCFakaar There is a way to find out if these places are important or not important by asking them and knowing the details of the place to add, there are places added non-important, such as "empty house. And our old house and I have her places active
12017-07-21 12:04:37 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-07-20 06:55:59 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-07-20 06:49:07 UTCSafwatHalaby Please explain what you're doing, or stop adding your name on random things. I reverted all your changes.
12017-07-20 06:36:11 UTCSafwatHalaby Welcome to OSM.

A staircase is better tagged as "highway=steps". By convention, the direction of the way should preferably point uphill, with incline=up added. See this for more info: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:highway%3Dsteps
12017-07-18 20:58:42 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-07-18 20:45:54 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-07-18 16:10:07 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-07-16 11:43:48 UTCSafwatHalaby I've been cleaning up the area. I'm not very knowledgeable on this subject, but could you explain the "ההיכל" and "שער האולם" and "בית קדשי הקדושים"? I don't see them here: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/56/Map_of_Jerusalem_-...
22017-07-17 11:29:58 UTCדוד-צבי These are places where holy places stood for Judaism. You can find the details in the Bible
32017-07-17 11:43:06 UTCדוד-צבי There were two temples there: from 830 BCE until 420 BC (the First Temple, the Book of Melakhim), and from the year 350 BCE until 70 CE (the Second Temple, the Book of Ezra).
42017-07-18 08:12:30 UTCSafwatHalaby Thanks.
12017-07-14 17:03:27 UTCSafwatHalaby It appears you moved Area B and Area C relations. Is that on accident? They were imported yesterday and should be accurate.
22017-07-14 17:08:47 UTCSafwatHalaby Thanks for contributing.

"road 60" is a bad name. We use the ref=60 tag for numbers. The Hebrew that you deleted means "شارع عفولة - بير السبع" If you want to translate that, add:

name:ar="شارع عفولة - بير السبع"
name:en="Af...
32017-07-14 17:09:59 UTCSafwatHalaby Sorry, you can ignore my last comment because "road 60" seems like a common name.
42017-07-14 18:52:49 UTCNidal Elwan i didn't know they where Area B and C relations, sorry.
How you imported it?
52017-07-15 05:32:01 UTCSafwatHalaby They were imported by zstadler & provided by Mr Massri. Source is http://geomolg.ps. More info here: https://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewtopic.php?id=58875

I believe zstadler used JOSM.
62017-07-18 08:05:35 UTCSafwatHalaby Fixed the relations.
12017-07-18 08:00:34 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-07-15 21:25:47 UTCSafwatHalaby Please stop adding personal places to the map. OpenStreetMap is a public map. If you want to save personal things, use the Maps.Me bookmark feature. Map edits should contain public points of interest only.
22017-07-18 07:57:31 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-07-18 07:56:47 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-07-18 07:52:05 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-07-18 07:51:16 UTCSafwatHalaby Please stop adding personal places to the map. OpenStreetMap is a public map. If you want to save personal things, use the Maps.Me bookmark feature. Map edits should contain public points of interest only.
12017-07-18 07:50:19 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-07-18 07:44:15 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-07-18 07:40:19 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-07-18 07:31:54 UTCSafwatHalaby Please stop adding personal places to the map. OpenStreetMap is a public map. If you want to save personal things, use the Maps.Me bookmark feature. Map edits should contain public points of interest only.
22017-07-18 07:36:50 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات المرجعية...
32017-07-18 07:37:33 UTCSafwatHalaby هذه خارطة عامة. الرجاء عدم اضافة اماكن شخصية مثل منازل على الخارطة. بامكانك اضافة اماكن شخصية في هاتفك بدون تعديل للخارطة العامة عن طريق استعمال ميزة ال"إشارات ال...
12017-07-18 07:28:40 UTCSafwatHalaby Why are you adding your name on random things? Do you know this is a public map?
12017-07-18 07:27:27 UTCSafwatHalaby Please stop adding personal places to the map. OpenStreetMap is a public map. If you want to save personal things, use the Maps.Me bookmark feature. Map edits should contain public points of interest only.
12017-07-18 07:25:09 UTCSafwatHalaby Please do not add personal houses to the map.
12017-07-18 07:02:29 UTCSafwatHalaby Why did you do this? The location of this place is public knowledge: http://www.intelligence.org.il/about.aspx

This isn't some top-secret base that must not be shown on maps. Reverted: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/50370314
22017-07-18 07:03:45 UTCSafwatHalaby I may have provided the wrong link.
32017-07-18 07:07:07 UTCSafwatHalaby Yes. I provided a bad link. Could someone confirm the existence of this place?
42017-07-18 07:10:15 UTCSafwatHalaby I apologize for the premature revert. It was marked "bad" in osmcha and I saw "ramat hasharon" at that link. Should have checked further.
52017-07-18 07:16:57 UTCSafwatHalaby There are lots of online indications the place is there, e.g. here: https://he.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D7%9E%D7%97%D7%9C%D7%A3_%D7%92%D7%9C%D7%99%D7%9C%D7%95%D7%AA

It likely exists.
12017-07-18 06:55:33 UTCSafwatHalaby What's the point of a 1-member multipolygon?
12017-07-18 06:30:07 UTCSafwatHalaby Is "Apartheid Street Gate" an actual name, or a politically motivated edit?

By the way, there's also this tag: military=checkpoint, which might be more appropriate for checkpoints.
12017-07-15 05:55:40 UTCSafwatHalaby Please stop adding personal places to the map. OpenStreetMap is a public map. If you want to save personal things, use the Maps.Me bookmark feature. Map edits should contain public points of interest only.
12017-07-15 05:54:48 UTCSafwatHalaby Please stop adding personal places to the map. OpenStreetMap is a public map. If you want to save personal things, use the Maps.Me bookmark feature. Map edits should contain public points of interest only.
22017-07-15 05:55:17 UTCSafwatHalaby Sorry! Wrong changeset. Message intended for someone else.
12017-07-14 08:23:37 UTCSafwatHalaby Please stop adding personal places to the map. OpenStreetMap is a public map. If you want to save personal things, use the Maps.Me bookmark feature. Map edits should contain public points of interest only.
12017-07-14 05:46:56 UTCSafwatHalaby I fixed the checkpoints by marking as military=checkpoint.
22017-07-14 18:48:42 UTCNidal Elwan thanks
12017-07-14 05:34:43 UTCSafwatHalaby I don't remember, but these stray points may have been a gpx-mapped road. I'll need to re-check and add them if so.
12017-07-14 05:21:55 UTCSafwatHalaby Please stop adding personal places to the map. OpenStreetMap is a public map. If you want to save personal things, use the Maps.Me bookmark feature. Map edits should contain public points of interest only.
12017-07-14 05:21:31 UTCSafwatHalaby Please stop adding personal places to the map. OpenStreetMap is a public map. If you want to save personal things, use the Maps.Me bookmark feature. Map edits should contain public points of interest only.
12017-07-14 05:20:32 UTCSafwatHalaby No point in adding this node. Taybeh already exists on the map.
12017-07-14 05:19:44 UTCSafwatHalaby Please stop adding personal places to the map. OpenStreetMap is a public map. If you want to save personal things, use the Maps.Me bookmark feature. Map edits should contain public points of interest only.
12017-07-14 04:57:33 UTCSafwatHalaby Would you mind explaining why you changed the house number from 53 to "53عزرا"?
12017-07-14 04:55:25 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello Ihab. Is this a real guest house or a personal bookmark? Openstreetmap is public, and adding personal markers to the map is not allow.
12017-07-13 18:30:59 UTCSafwatHalaby You added your house. Please do not add personal things to the map. Use the bookmarks feature instead.
12017-07-13 18:22:57 UTCSafwatHalaby Please stop adding personal places to the map. OpenStreetMap (the map you are editing with Maps.ME) is a public map. If you want to bookmark things, use the bookmark feature. Map edits should contain public points of interest only.
12017-07-13 05:42:13 UTCSafwatHalaby Hey - Entire Israel is suffering this problem. Please avoid such edits, because I want to systematically fix this with a script, and the tags help for correlation. Further reading here: https://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewtopic.php?id=58016
22017-07-13 06:44:45 UTCnammala Oh ok thanks for getting back , can you revert my edit so that you can use your script to fix this type of isues.

Best regards,
nammala
12017-07-12 11:34:43 UTCSanniu https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/505007062 - have no tags. What is it?
22017-07-12 12:28:28 UTCSafwatHalaby Thanks! fixed: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/50228744
12017-07-12 12:27:17 UTCSafwatHalaby A checkpoint should be tagged is as military=checkpoint and not as tourism=viewpoint, but I don't know if maps.me supports this..
22017-07-12 15:16:22 UTCNidal Elwan maps.me doesn't support this
12017-07-11 16:24:57 UTCSafwatHalaby I removed "palestenian" from the name tag. Politics have no place in OSM, and the territories are marked by the various relations already.
22017-07-11 19:11:08 UTCNidal Elwan Nice try, just admit that you removed ''Palestinian'' because you are Israeli, not because of OSM !
32017-07-11 19:18:58 UTCSafwatHalaby I don't care about politics.

If you look at my edit history, you'll see I make edits both ways. In fact I'm the one who renamed the second "Judea and Samaria" relation (an Israeli name) to "West Bank" (A Palestinian name) because it was objectively the right thing to do.

ht...
42017-07-11 19:27:04 UTCSafwatHalaby If you are curious regarding territories, I made a list here:

https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Israel#Palestine_Related

But that's just about it, there really is no need to mark individual points as as IL or PL. It's just a door for edit wars.

Thanks for your understanding.
52017-07-11 19:39:25 UTCNidal Elwan ''objectively the right thing to do''
How ironic !!!!! if you and Israelis are truthful, your occupation will end and we'll be living in our own state peacefully.
unfortunately you are Untruthful.
62017-07-11 20:00:05 UTCSafwatHalaby Please be aware that hate comments are not acceptable in OSM. We are all here to make better maps. Take some time to read this: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Community_Code_of_Conduct_(Draft)#Be_Respectful

Thanks.
72017-07-11 20:05:13 UTCNidal Elwan it is not hate or racism , it's the reality.
it's ugly but it's the truth.
12017-07-11 19:52:12 UTCSafwatHalaby https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/50181414
12017-07-11 19:51:18 UTCSafwatHalaby https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/49922346
12017-07-11 19:39:27 UTCSafwatHalaby I re-added Palestinian ruins that were deleted in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/50172437
12017-07-11 16:18:26 UTCSafwatHalaby This note is real. Do not delete nodes just because they don't appear elsewhere. OSM quite often has better data.

Source 1: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuwaykat

Source 2: http://www.geonames.org/search.html?q=Kuweik%C4%81t&country=
22017-07-11 16:19:21 UTCSafwatHalaby note > node*
32017-07-11 16:21:16 UTCSafwatHalaby Reverted in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/50206074
12017-07-08 19:23:05 UTCSafwatHalaby It is generally not accepted to tag something with name only, for example, you should also add shop=mall to קניון רפאלי
22017-07-11 16:09:41 UTCSafwatHalaby (somewhat) fixed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/50205789
12017-07-08 09:17:13 UTCSanniu https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/488649842 - have no tags?
22017-07-08 14:10:45 UTCSafwatHalaby This should have been part of a relation. Thanks. Fixed: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/50132316
12017-07-05 17:05:05 UTCSafwatHalaby Welcome to OpenStreetMap. When you upload changes, they appear on everyone's map. Please do not upload personal locations.
22017-07-05 17:05:18 UTCSafwatHalaby Changes reverted in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/50063994
32017-07-08 07:09:00 UTCSafwatHalaby Some of the nodes in this particular changeset have value. If you're reading this, consider re-adding them and tagging them properly, not as cafes.

Also, rather than tagging "north of X", "west of X", etc, you should tag the point where X is at. Thanks.
42017-07-08 07:30:00 UTCSafwatHalaby Re-added some. See: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/50057292
52017-07-08 07:30:40 UTCSafwatHalaby Link correction: Re Added some, see: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/50125821
12017-07-08 07:29:48 UTCSafwatHalaby Re added some. See https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/50057292
22017-07-08 07:30:33 UTCSafwatHalaby Link correction: Re Added some, see: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/50125821
12017-07-08 07:29:08 UTCSafwatHalaby User Samir originally uploaded a low-quality changeset (everything tagged as Cafe, many duplicates of places already existing, personal markers, and tagging "north of X, west of X, etc" rather than tagging X itself).

I originally reverted the changeset, but decided to re-add it, because...
22017-07-08 07:29:24 UTCSafwatHalaby Original changeset: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/50057292

Revert changeset:https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/50063994
12017-07-08 06:09:30 UTCSafwatHalaby Reverted in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/50124696
12017-07-06 14:32:03 UTCSafwatHalaby You are spamming the map. I'm afraid I'll need to contact the DWG and suspend you.
22017-07-06 14:38:03 UTCSafwatHalaby Reverted all your changes up until #50084243. https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/50086846#map=12/31.3003/34.3034
12017-07-05 05:06:16 UTCSafwatHalaby Accidentally fixed an unrelated shop tag, too :)
12017-07-03 05:13:11 UTCmanoharuss Hi Stefano Lucchesi,

Welcome to OpenStreetMap. Your interest in contributing to the map is greatly appreciated. But I have observed you gave this pub you mapped the name `Backroom - Sexy Shop`. Name tag field is only for establishment official names and personal descriptions. May I know if this i...
22017-07-03 20:14:11 UTCSafwatHalaby *** SPAM *** not displayed - visit osm.org
32017-07-03 20:14:36 UTCSafwatHalaby However, it is not a pub. It's a sex toy store, apparently.
42017-07-04 06:52:44 UTCmanoharuss Thanks SwiftFast :)
52017-07-05 04:47:24 UTCSafwatHalaby You're welcome. Fixed tag in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/50048751
12017-07-04 18:46:07 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello, if there's a useful shop nearby, please tag it separately, and not in the name tag of the parking lot. I reverted this change in #50041586
12017-07-03 12:34:46 UTCSanniu http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/500767847 - have no tags, is it a building?
22017-07-03 20:11:12 UTCSafwatHalaby Yes. Thanks! Fixed in #49881487
12017-07-03 12:33:39 UTCSanniu http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/485862272 - have no tag, is it a street?
22017-07-03 20:11:08 UTCSafwatHalaby Yes. Thanks! Fixed in #49881487
12017-07-01 05:56:16 UTCSafwatHalaby You update "name" to "מרכז מסחרי כפר ורדים" but you forgot to update "name:he".

I know this is annoying, I plan to automate these updates in the future.
22017-07-01 05:58:05 UTCSafwatHalaby You have a parking node inside a polygon tagged with "area". If the entire area is a parking, you should simply put all the tags on the polygon and remove the center node.

https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/504306717
12017-06-30 04:45:34 UTCSafwatHalaby https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Spring
12017-06-29 07:52:59 UTCSafwatHalaby You added two conflicting oneways tags for this way: https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/85796637
12017-06-29 05:36:34 UTCSafwatHalaby Are these real shelters? See this: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity%3Dshelter
12017-06-28 19:33:08 UTCSafwatHalaby Hi again, could you please take the time and review my comments?

1. Use right angles for buildings. (iD editor can do that for you, there's a button for right angles).

2. You are seriously over-splitting your changes, don't make a changeset (save) for each house.
12017-06-28 19:29:42 UTCSafwatHalaby Hi Mahmoud daraghmeh and welcome to OSM. I have a question: Is "منزل معمر جميل" a normal private house? Or does it have something special about it that is interesting for the general public?

Personal bookmarks are not allowed on OSM, but I noticed quite a lot of them in the...
12017-06-28 13:08:26 UTCSafwatHalaby Perhaps re-add this to the wikipedia tag?
22017-06-28 13:09:17 UTCSafwatHalaby This was already done. My mistake. Please ignore this.
12017-06-28 13:08:38 UTCSafwatHalaby Perhaps re-add this to the wikipedia tag?
22017-06-28 13:09:07 UTCSafwatHalaby This was already done. My mistake. Please ignore this.
12017-06-28 05:04:47 UTCSafwatHalaby Could you explain why you named the viewpoint "البرية"? Is that its name?
12017-06-27 19:10:15 UTCSafwatHalaby Welcome to OSM.

- You can make right angles with the iD editor easily (زواية قائمة), there is a button for that.

- You don't shouldn't click "save" for every single building, it splits your changeset history. iD automatically saves when you leave. The save button is used fo...
12017-06-26 19:12:30 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello. You forgot to remove Ya'akov Avinu from name:en1
22017-06-26 19:31:55 UTCidoivri Done. Thanks SwiftFast!
32017-06-27 07:02:58 UTCSafwatHalaby You're welcome :)

I see you renamed name:en1, but you can simply delete the tag completely, because it is a duplicate of name:en.
12017-06-26 19:13:41 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello Miniely Israel, it seems you're mixing the "name" and "description" tags.

The "name" is what you see on the logo.

The "description" is a short sentence explaining what the point of interest is.
22017-06-26 19:15:02 UTCSafwatHalaby If the name is really "Clinic of Chinese medicine", then you can ignore my comment :)
12017-06-26 16:23:46 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello andresse, I reverted your change. It seems you were doing an experiment, but you did it on the live map. Please note that whatever you save is visible for others.

שלום, נאלצתי למחוק את השינויים שלך כי העלית את הניסוי שלך למפה החיה. שי...
22017-06-26 16:24:13 UTCSafwatHalaby Reverted in: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/49840719
12017-06-25 15:11:23 UTCSafwatHalaby What does a "ref" mean for a traffic signal?
22017-06-25 22:45:31 UTCdsh4 On the pole of the stoplight, there is a sign that shows a number and (in most cities) also the names of the cross streets. The ref is that number.
12017-06-23 18:20:36 UTCSafwatHalaby Hey Alexander, is this a fuel station or a bank? It is named "discount" but it is of time amenity=fuel
22017-06-24 10:21:09 UTCAlexander Markhovsky Hello!
You can go and verify :)))
In Hebrew the bank name is (right-to-left) DISCONT (דיסקונט)without Alef and Waw as "O", the station name is DISCAUNT (דיסקאונט) with Alef and Waw as "U"
32017-06-24 18:47:15 UTCSafwatHalaby I am saying that you named it "discont", which I know is a bank, but you gave it the type "fuel".
42017-06-24 18:53:31 UTCSafwatHalaby Oh, I see what you mean. Sorry. So this isn't a bank.

Thanks :)
12017-06-23 11:30:49 UTCSafwatHalaby Welcome to OSM. It is a common convention for the "name" tag to be in the local language. Which is Hebrew / Arabic in Israel.
22017-06-23 13:21:54 UTCSoMapper Thanks for pointing it out! I will fix it when I have the time!
32017-06-23 18:41:49 UTCSafwatHalaby You're welcome :)

When in doubt, you can check out Wikiproject Israel:

https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Israel

Or the Wiki in general.

Happy mapping :)
12017-06-23 11:32:07 UTCSafwatHalaby name:he should be Hebrew only. Your name:he is English for the parking
22017-06-23 13:22:46 UTCSoMapper Will change that when I have the time, thanks for pointing it out!!!
12017-06-18 19:22:49 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello and welcome to OSM. I see you added the clinic twice. Once as a node, once as a building. This is not a good idea because the clinic now shows in search results twice and renders twice.

I suggest you remove the node and keep the building. Amenities are usually tagged as nodes when the exact...
12017-06-18 19:08:14 UTCSafwatHalaby KKL should be short_name:he
22017-06-18 19:08:43 UTCSafwatHalaby More specifically:
short_name:en = kkl
shor_name:he = קק"ל
32017-06-19 08:04:33 UTCSanniu ok, thx, fixed
12017-06-12 07:28:03 UTCSanniu Judeia e Samaria = Judeia e Samaria look like bad tagging
22017-06-16 19:45:18 UTCSafwatHalaby Agreed
12017-06-16 11:45:30 UTCSafwatHalaby Map edits are PUBLIC and everyone can see them. Personal points are not allowed. I removed your change.

If you want to mark personal points, use Maps.Me's bookmarks feature. Bookmarks are private and only you can see them.

Reverted in #49588768
12017-06-16 11:41:09 UTCSafwatHalaby Map edits are PUBLIC and everyone can see them. Personal points are not allowed. I removed your change.

If you want to mark points, use Maps.Me's bookmarks feature. Bookmarks are private and only you can see them.
22017-06-16 11:44:47 UTCSafwatHalaby Commented on the wrong changeset.
12017-06-15 06:50:27 UTCSafwatHalaby Total names copies: 9362
Total name to name:en: 2645
Total name:he to name: 1
Total name to name:he: 6092
Total name:ar to name: 92
Total name to name:ar: 532
Total unhandled errors: 337
12017-06-14 05:19:02 UTCSanniu Can you add also name:he tags for new roads?
22017-06-14 08:16:44 UTCFlayer Done
32017-06-14 10:28:23 UTCSanniu Thanks!
42017-06-14 10:56:16 UTCSafwatHalaby Note that SwiftFast_bot adds name:he automatically. So it's not necessary anymore.
52017-06-14 10:57:04 UTCSafwatHalaby ...and I guess it's faster to work with one name tag.
12017-06-14 04:43:43 UTCSafwatHalaby I think the StreetComplete is misbehaving. It is implicit that roads are asphalt, I don't think the tags are needed...

https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk/2017-June/thread.html#78108
12017-06-13 13:17:10 UTCSafwatHalaby It's not typical to make a new changeset for every single building added.
12017-06-13 12:55:06 UTCSafwatHalaby Thanks :)
12017-06-13 10:39:38 UTCSafwatHalaby Just curious: Why was "Karni Ramon" removed? Duplicate?
22017-06-13 10:40:33 UTCSafwatHalaby Nevermind. You added it back as a ridge.
12017-06-13 10:25:09 UTCSafwatHalaby Could someone check the validity of this? User's previous edit is not so good
12017-06-13 10:11:12 UTCSafwatHalaby There's a tagging error. The river is tagged as a village
12017-06-10 05:13:49 UTCSafwatHalaby Total names copies: 5479
Total name to name:en: 519
Total name:he to name: 0
Total name to name:he: 4861
Total name:ar to name: 0
Total name to name:ar: 99
Whitespace fixes: 1808
Total unhandled errors: 193
22017-06-13 05:42:36 UTCSafwatHalaby The bounding box of this change was accidentally cropped from the top. Ashdod and Ashkilon were not edited despite being in the South district.
12017-06-09 19:00:20 UTCSafwatHalaby "Dead End to the Wall"? Please leave politics and vandalism out of OSM.
22017-06-12 17:44:12 UTCSafwatHalaby Discussion: https://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewtopic.php?pid=650351#p650351
12017-06-12 17:34:34 UTCSafwatHalaby There's no reason to place name tags on the end and beginning of the river
12017-06-11 16:00:53 UTCSafwatHalaby I think you should also tag this with amenity=drinking_water

https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Drinking_Water
12017-06-10 08:22:18 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello, are your edits real guest_houses or personal bookmarks? A guesthouse is a place where tourists come and stay, kind of similar to a hotel but on a smaller scale.

If these are your personal favorites, please only save them locally and do not upload to OSM.
12017-06-10 08:21:02 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello, are your edits real guest_houses or personal bookmarks? A guesthouse is a place where tourists come and stay, kind of similar to a hotel but on a smaller scale.

If these are your personal favorites, please only save them locally and do not upload to OSM.
12017-06-09 19:21:32 UTCSafwatHalaby Is this an attraction or a personal bookmark?
12017-06-07 17:26:41 UTCSafwatHalaby If it's foot only, it's shorter to use "highway=footway" instead of "highway=path, foot=no, bicycle=no." :)
22017-06-07 17:27:06 UTCSafwatHalaby I mean instead of "highway=path, bicycle=no, foot=no"
32017-06-07 17:27:19 UTCSafwatHalaby I mean instead of "highway=path, bicycle=no, horse=no"
12017-06-06 17:52:41 UTCSafwatHalaby You changed "name:he" but not "name"
22017-06-06 18:16:01 UTCdvirsolo I live near the street
there are two street names
the first name is "אצ"ל"
and the second is "רמז דוד"
32017-06-06 19:24:44 UTCSafwatHalaby name and name:he should be identical. If a street has multiple names, you can use alt_name or similar tags: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:name
12017-04-21 12:45:01 UTCMr Massri Regarding message of Peter Barth aka Peda (on behalf of the OSMF Data Working Group):
There is a resolustion not to set a name tag to Jerusalem (but do leave a name:he and name:ar tags).
More information at: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Data_working_group/Disputes#Resolution
When I've made...
22017-06-02 18:54:54 UTCSafwatHalaby The name tag may cause trouble in the future even if no one complains now. Why open a closed can of worms? What benefit would adding it bring?
32017-06-06 11:40:21 UTCMr Massri In Israel and the Palestinian territories, we use Hebrew name tag for places controlled by Israel, and Arabic name tag for places controlled by Palestinian Authority.
As Jerusalem is controlled by Israel, we use Hebrew tag for this city. If there will be any future problems, we will solve them.
Li...
42017-06-06 13:42:54 UTCSafwatHalaby Jerusalem is one of the most disputed places ever and not an average capital city, hence the working group resolution.
12017-06-06 09:22:14 UTCSafwatHalaby Although עספיא is the legal name, I think the mostly used name is עוספיה. Fixed here: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/49299539

Careful with name tag edits :)
22017-06-06 09:26:11 UTCSafwatHalaby https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/49299642
32017-06-06 09:27:37 UTCSafwatHalaby I might have got confused and it's the other way around, regardless, the 3 variations should be searchable. Last change set should do the trick.
12017-06-05 05:12:16 UTCSafwatHalaby You should use name:en for the English name, and not name:he
12017-06-04 10:27:58 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello,

It is possible to make perfect 90 degrees (זוויות ישרות) .

In iD, right click a building, then click "square". Or use the "S" keyboard shortcut.
12017-06-04 08:39:31 UTCSafwatHalaby Welcome to OSM :)

You tube "רכמל" instead of "כרמל". Also, a bridleway is used mainly for horses. Are you sure that's a bridleway? They're uncommon in Israel, I think.
22017-06-04 08:39:43 UTCSafwatHalaby You typed*
32017-06-04 08:56:24 UTCSafwatHalaby In a PM, Tamir Rarn explained that bridleways are common. I apologize for my previous comment. Happy mapping :)
42017-06-04 09:37:34 UTCSafwatHalaby Following a discussion, this was changed to a "path".
12016-12-21 18:55:32 UTCzstadler Hi Eliyak,

This relation had no country-level tags.

It is useful in cleaning up OSM data using Overpass Turbo.

Zeev
22017-06-04 07:52:21 UTCSafwatHalaby It is also super useful for automated edits, and generic overpass queries for statistics and so on.
12017-05-12 11:29:23 UTCSafwatHalaby This edit was not made by a bot. I accidentally used the wrong user. Won't happen again.
22017-05-20 22:58:49 UTCPolarbear Why did you remove the "emergency=no" tag from the hospital?
32017-05-23 07:19:15 UTCSafwatHalaby Accident. Sorry. Added it back in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48908220

Thanks for the catch.
42017-06-02 07:24:43 UTCSafwatHalaby Actually, this was not an error. Apparently they have an emergency department (and even a helipad which I presume is used in emergencies). http://www.gmc.org.il/Pages.aspx?pg=division&CategoryID=500&ID=45
52017-06-02 07:36:21 UTCSafwatHalaby Fixed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/49187051
62017-06-02 08:51:25 UTCPolarbear Seems to be fine now.
In general, however, do not "presume". Do not conclude "if there is feature X, there must be feature Y". Reality has exceptions. Check on the ground, and research objects individually.
That's why OSM is quite strict about mechanical edits.
thanks.
72017-06-02 09:34:20 UTCSafwatHalaby 1. The link explicitly states it has an emergency department.

2. This is not a mechanical edit. It was accidentally made in SwiftFast_bot
82017-06-02 10:42:20 UTCPolarbear As said, everything fine with this CS.
My last comment was to be generally cautious with mech edits.
Take care, and thanks for the cooperation and discussion.
92017-06-02 12:02:20 UTCSafwatHalaby Thank you :)

I find automation to be a very powerful drudgery saver, allowing mappers to work on what really matters. I am taking great care to document every step and to always start slow:

https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:SwiftFast#SwiftFast_bot
12017-06-02 05:40:26 UTCSafwatHalaby Water tanks are man_made=storage_tank and probably not silo.
12017-06-01 19:35:12 UTCSafwatHalaby If this is a קופת חולים, it should be amenity=clinic, and not amenity=hospital
12017-06-01 18:29:19 UTCSafwatHalaby You've put the building tag on a node
12017-06-01 17:24:38 UTCSafwatHalaby http://www.openstreetmap.org/node/4808049314: name,name:he mismatch.

http://www.openstreetmap.org/node/4808049315: Missing name tag, multiple name:lang. Could not determine language.

Total modifications: 115
Total name:en to name: 0
Total name to name:en: 28
Total name:ar to name: 0
Total ...
12017-05-30 13:24:06 UTCSafwatHalaby Why did you flip name:ar and name:en?
22017-06-01 16:47:54 UTCSafwatHalaby Fixed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/49170691
12017-06-01 07:13:23 UTCSafwatHalaby Reported here: https://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewtopic.php?pid=647483#p647483

by

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12017-05-30 15:41:28 UTCSafwatHalaby You added access=private to a sports center. Perhaps you meant access=customers?
22017-06-01 02:17:47 UTCGavriel Well, it's only for the citizens of the village, if someone who doesn't live there comes, he won't be let in.
32017-06-01 04:39:24 UTCSafwatHalaby Oh, my bad then. You might want to mention that in the description tag.
42017-07-12 11:09:25 UTCSanniu https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/447058099 - has no tags, what is it?
12017-05-31 09:39:52 UTCSanniu You've vandalized point in Holon, Israel in this changeset. Can you revert this change?
22017-05-31 12:58:51 UTCSafwatHalaby Reverted in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/49135385
12017-05-31 06:46:00 UTCSafwatHalaby You removed 3 POIs. Are these gone?
22017-05-31 07:19:11 UTCusr1 Yes, see notes #996388, #996387, #996386.
12017-05-30 15:43:27 UTCSafwatHalaby Charging_station is where electric cars charge their batteries, but the operator tag seems to imply a power station. Perhaps you meant power=substation or power=plant?
22017-05-30 15:45:54 UTCSafwatHalaby Oh, the station already exists: https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/41305557
12017-05-30 13:25:49 UTCSafwatHalaby You added a tag: name:ar="fuck". Please don't do this again. Reverted in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/49104270
12017-05-30 13:15:36 UTCSafwatHalaby Is this vandalism or a legit name?
22017-05-30 17:09:34 UTCSikeMo That one is a bit of a joke as it's a trail on the side of a rock face called the 'white line'. Look for it on YouTube. No sure there is actually any name.
12017-05-30 07:54:15 UTCSafwatHalaby Is this a parking lot, a campsite, or both?
22017-05-31 23:16:46 UTCYGMZ camp site
חאן למטיילים
12017-05-30 07:50:07 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello shby, the tag "leisure=park" is not suitable for water tanks. Please use https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:man_made%3Dstorage_tank
12017-05-30 07:49:09 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello shby, the tag "leisure=park" is not suitable for water tanks. Please use https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:man_made%3Dstorage_tank
12017-05-29 20:33:28 UTCSafwatHalaby "ממסוף אורנית" appears to be a bad name. It was undone by Mr Massri in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/47734753
12017-05-29 20:32:07 UTCSafwatHalaby See https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/44751217
12017-05-29 20:28:30 UTCSafwatHalaby That name doesn't seem appropriate
22017-05-29 20:31:53 UTCSafwatHalaby Removed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/49084545
12017-05-29 20:29:47 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello, you added nodes without any tags in this changeset
12017-05-29 20:29:35 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello, you added nodes without any tags in this changeset
12017-05-29 20:21:15 UTCSafwatHalaby You probably meant "amenity=parking". Parking space is for individual parking spots. https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity%3Dparking_space
12017-05-29 07:19:44 UTCSafwatHalaby I think access=no or some other conditional restriction is better than deleting the road if temporary closed.

https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Conditional_restrictions

https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:highway%3Dconstruction
12017-05-27 10:51:12 UTCSafwatHalaby You named the following way "Shvel Israel" but didn't put it in the relation: https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/157682850 , and it seems of course from the trail.
22017-05-27 10:51:28 UTCSafwatHalaby off course*
32017-05-27 12:09:11 UTCATGardner Thanks for pointing that out. That short section was marked as the INT before, wrongly. I fixed the relation to to include it, and missed removing the name properties.
Fixed now.
42017-05-27 12:10:21 UTCATGardner fixed the relation to not include it
52017-05-27 19:46:40 UTCSafwatHalaby Thank you :)
12017-05-27 10:42:33 UTCSafwatHalaby There are two crossing roads with the same name. Is this correct?
12017-05-27 10:39:57 UTCSafwatHalaby Same question as https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/49017868
12017-05-27 10:39:26 UTCSafwatHalaby Is this name tag needed here? The other tags convey the full message, and the place might have a real/official name.
22017-05-27 10:43:42 UTCFlayer Name tag just makes it easier. Though if you know the official name - feel free to place it.
12017-05-24 09:21:56 UTCSafwatHalaby Hi,
you updated "Dor Alon" to "Alon", but as far as I know, the name of the brand is actually "Dor Alon". Did I miss something?

Also, you changed the name from "Dor Alon" to "אלון תל אביב- פלורנטי" - We've discussed brand tagging...
22017-05-24 16:39:13 UTCAlexander Markhovsky I don't know exactly about brand name changing, but now all former "Dor-Alon" gas stations have instead of blue-red Dor-Alon colours white-green colours and only "Alon" name
32017-05-26 12:42:15 UTCSafwatHalaby Are you talking MAPS.ME icons or am I missing something? The Dor Alon logo seems Green and White on their website. http://www.doralon.co.il/
42017-05-27 11:23:00 UTCAlexander Markhovsky Sorry, really my guilt. Dor Alon has changed colours (and now the name of stations shop is "Alonit"), but keeped "Dor Alon" name of the fuel stations. Already corrected.
In the last version of Maps.Me I've received many places with transliteration from Hebrew instead of translat...
12017-05-25 07:48:44 UTCSafwatHalaby Hey, I'm not that familiar with 3d tagging, but according to the following Wiki page, all building:parts should be wrapped with a building outline: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:building:part

This does not appear to be the case e.g. here: https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/90843677
22017-05-25 09:50:37 UTCYnhockey That method would be quite terrible, as it would create conflicts in the building outline. I am reading the page in the same way you are, but maybe they meant something else, because this method wouldn't work properly in any of the common renderers (like OSMBuildings, etc.). What does make sense is ...
32017-05-25 12:15:09 UTCSafwatHalaby I don't know of any, and I don't know much about this in general.
12017-05-07 05:32:14 UTCSafwatHalaby You marked two nodes with the same name. Is this a mistake or does "Adi Hakarmil" has two branches?

First node: https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/4819279244

Second node: https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/4769302121
22017-05-23 20:43:15 UTCSafwatHalaby Removed node 4769302121 in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48928273
12017-05-23 07:06:02 UTCSafwatHalaby This has no roundabout nor highway tag
22017-05-23 15:08:20 UTCSafwatHalaby Fixed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48919862
32017-05-23 15:11:13 UTCSafwatHalaby Fixed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48919862
12017-05-23 14:53:32 UTCSafwatHalaby Hi. The name is way too long, and it includes a website. Use the "website" tag for websites.
22017-05-23 15:01:15 UTCSafwatHalaby Fixed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48919695
12017-05-20 23:08:24 UTCPolarbear Why do you remove the oneway tag nationwide?
The wiki says "it is not wrong to add it explicitly", so you are performing a mechanical edit just for your own tagging preferences.
Has the mechanical edit been discussed in the community before, if so, where?
22017-05-23 10:05:31 UTCSafwatHalaby It was not discussed. I took it for granted that no one would mind this since it's always implicit. Perhaps I shouldn't have. Would you like me to revert it?

32017-05-23 10:27:23 UTCSafwatHalaby Reverted.
42017-05-23 12:25:58 UTCPolarbear ... in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48912907
Thanks a lot.
Keep in mind that mechanical edits often
- cover previous mistakes on some objects
- miss specific exceptions on individual objects
Thanks again.
12017-05-23 07:11:12 UTCSafwatHalaby Very minor edits other than shelter removal have made it into this changeset. Sorry.
12017-05-20 10:54:51 UTCSafwatHalaby Given that all other edits weren't good, I wouldn't trust this one as well.
22017-05-23 07:09:00 UTCSafwatHalaby Removed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48795927
32017-05-23 07:09:17 UTCSafwatHalaby Sorry. Reverted in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48795927
42017-05-23 07:09:45 UTCSafwatHalaby I MEAN: reverted in, https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48907924
12017-05-22 19:19:51 UTCSafwatHalaby This village name can cause confusion, The village known as פקיעין in Hebrew is known as אל בק'יעה in Arabic.

https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/91931072
22017-05-22 19:21:16 UTCSafwatHalaby Also, are you sure it's the proper name? Such duplication is a bit odd.
12017-05-19 16:06:12 UTCSafwatHalaby Reverted in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48823986
12017-05-19 11:49:20 UTCSafwatHalaby Are you sure that's a castle? Aerial Imagery shows a regular house!
22017-05-19 11:51:04 UTCSafwatHalaby Reverted in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48819588
12017-05-14 16:04:52 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello and welcome to OSM :)

You tagged "Transtehnika", "David", and "Gantman" as "historic castles", but I think these should be other things. For example, Transtehnika appears to be a hardware-related company.

Could you please review your changes and ta...
22017-05-18 08:00:57 UTCSafwatHalaby Reverted in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48782548
32017-05-18 08:01:44 UTCSafwatHalaby Discussed in: https://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewtopic.php?pid=646740
12017-05-16 05:26:57 UTCSafwatHalaby You changed name but not name:he
12017-05-16 05:21:13 UTCSafwatHalaby Some of your added footways in this changeset cut through buildings. Like this one: https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/493733599#map=18/32.11247/34.79590
22017-05-16 05:23:39 UTCSafwatHalaby https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/493733595#map=18/32.11552/34.79693
12017-05-16 05:18:00 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello and welcome to OSM,
1. It seems you added a footway on a road (אושה).
2. Do the paths in the park all overlap in the center? If so, they need to have a shared node.
12017-05-15 09:28:52 UTCSafwatHalaby Note: the source tag is incorrect. Sorry.
12017-05-14 11:06:45 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello Nativ, You've added a road on top of another road. I removed that in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48670523
12017-05-12 11:22:20 UTCSafwatHalaby Is it a bar or a brewery?
22017-05-14 07:00:53 UTCSafwatHalaby Further search shows it's kinda both.
12017-05-07 06:05:51 UTCSafwatHalaby Hey Nativ, the route you added is strangely 90-degreish, and the bing Aerial photos show a slightly different path. Is it the same path?
22017-05-08 04:24:38 UTCnativ the change is the the ride that i did , the maps are not correct since there is fence and i had to go in different way and this is why there is 90 degrees...
i tried to add my gpx file but i didnt succeed
give me your mail and i will send you the gpx recording
32017-05-12 11:30:30 UTCSafwatHalaby Where is the fence? Perhaps you should tag it with barrier=fence
12017-05-11 16:59:20 UTCSafwatHalaby I think the building=yes tag should have stayed. A hospital is still a building.
12017-05-08 03:58:21 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello, please note one shop is named "TIP" while the other is named "TIR". Is this on purpose?
12017-05-07 13:17:08 UTCSafwatHalaby Note there are two amenities with the same name, is that an accident? Also note: name:he shouldn't be English. Remove name:he if there's no Hebrew name.
12017-05-07 06:20:07 UTCSafwatHalaby You added a strangely circular footway=crossing: https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/260331597
12017-05-07 05:41:45 UTCSafwatHalaby https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/475355240 is a suspiciously long crossing
22017-05-07 06:10:16 UTCSafwatHalaby Fixed by @hesher in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48466342
12017-04-30 10:47:35 UTCSafwatHalaby Now crossing are tagged with "highway=path, footway=crossing". Doesn't seem right.
22017-05-02 16:52:12 UTCzstadler I'll look at this later on.
32017-05-02 18:19:53 UTCSafwatHalaby It appears the convention for crossing is a way with "highway=footway, footway=crossing, cycling=yes", the crossing is terminated by two "highway=crossing" nodes at each side of the street.
42017-05-02 18:23:27 UTCSafwatHalaby It appears many people don't put the "cycling=yes" part. I wonder if it messes with nav apps. https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Tag:footway%3Dcrossing#does_footway.3Dcrossing_imply_cycling.3Dyes.3F
52017-05-07 05:38:42 UTCSafwatHalaby Fixed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48466184
62017-05-07 05:48:13 UTCSafwatHalaby My bulk edit wasn't perfect. some *=designated paths shouldn't have been changed.
72017-05-07 05:50:48 UTCSafwatHalaby Nevermind the last comment. If there's a footway=*, then it should be highway=footway.
82017-05-07 05:59:15 UTCSafwatHalaby Correction: when there was an already cycling=* tag present, I shouldn't have touched it.
12017-05-06 18:10:47 UTCSafwatHalaby historic=citywalls appears to be the right tag here.
22017-05-07 05:29:20 UTCSafwatHalaby Fixed tags in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48466078
12017-05-06 17:49:10 UTCSafwatHalaby Hi. I don't think generic names like "פינת פיקניק" are needed.
22017-05-07 05:29:13 UTCSafwatHalaby Fixed tags in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48466078
12017-05-07 05:29:05 UTCSafwatHalaby Fixed tags in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48466078
12017-05-02 11:04:20 UTCSafwatHalaby Does the Russian named attraction has a name in Hebrew, Arabic, or English?
22017-05-02 20:12:47 UTCRoman Marushkov I think these are the "ruins of the fortress of the crusaders era". I found them by accident. There was no nameplate with historical information. Сould I send you some photos of the object?
32017-05-06 18:09:40 UTCSafwatHalaby Perhaps a more suitable tag would be: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:historic%3Dcastle
42017-05-06 18:10:05 UTCSafwatHalaby As for photos, you could always use Mapillary or OpenStreetCam to share them with all mappers
:)
12017-05-03 12:37:12 UTCSafwatHalaby I started with the buildings near the main street. I will gradually outline more buildings. If someone wants to help, contact me to avoid conflicts.
12017-04-26 16:14:30 UTCSafwatHalaby Welcome to OSM :)
Usually, the name tag is used for actual names. So "ברזיה" is probably not a suitable name. I'd just leave it with "amenity=drinking_water" and no name.

Happy mapping.
22017-05-02 19:45:28 UTCSafwatHalaby Fixed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48221618
12017-04-27 09:17:31 UTCSanniu http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/487924484 have strange geometry, can you check?
22017-05-02 11:19:03 UTCSafwatHalaby Definitely an error in an attempt to mark scrubs/forests via Bing. Fixed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48332172
12017-05-02 11:05:20 UTCSafwatHalaby There is a mismatch between name and name:he.
12017-04-30 03:53:30 UTCSafwatHalaby What does "operator=wifi" mean for bus stops?
22017-05-02 11:03:11 UTCSafwatHalaby Removed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48331827
12017-04-29 09:47:47 UTCSafwatHalaby Names are usually real names (e.g. what you see on a signpost). "תחילת מסלול" doesn't seem right. What exactly is there here?
22017-05-02 11:01:22 UTCSafwatHalaby Removed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48331759. Feel free to add it back with a more descriptive name
12017-05-02 08:00:54 UTCSafwatHalaby I thinking crosswalks should be marked with "highway=footway, cycling=yes"
12017-04-29 09:52:24 UTCSafwatHalaby This park already exists and is named "גן סאקר". I am deleting this are and adding "name:en=Saker Garden" to the old area.
22017-04-29 09:53:40 UTCSafwatHalaby Done. (name:en already existed). See https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48250807
12017-04-28 09:00:25 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello. This is not a Hebrew name, but you added it under "name:he"
12017-04-28 08:59:05 UTCSafwatHalaby You used name:en for a Hebrew name.
12017-04-26 21:13:16 UTCSafwatHalaby Selfnote: is it ok to make a multipolygon building like I just did?
12017-04-26 20:54:23 UTCSafwatHalaby You got the Braude buildings wrong. See my Changeset: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/48175045
12017-04-26 06:16:58 UTCSafwatHalaby It appears you removed some fire zones in Israel. Is this an accident?
22017-04-26 06:23:00 UTCSafwatHalaby My bad. They are still part of a multi-polygon. Sorry.
12017-04-24 17:30:11 UTCSafwatHalaby I see you removed a "name:he", duplicating "name" and "name:he" is actually encouraged.
12017-04-22 11:35:27 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello. the name tag is used for real names. To mark a "שרידי חומה", use "historic=ruins".
12017-04-18 17:04:58 UTCSafwatHalaby Hi. Would you mind explaining the deletion of 226615133. It doesn't seem right, though I'm not sure. Did you remove the forest?
22017-04-18 17:07:27 UTCSafwatHalaby On further inspection: It appears you removed a big forest (which I know is there by local knowledge) and replaced it with several chunks of smaller forests. Could you explain?
32017-04-18 17:39:16 UTCvalleyofdawn The big forest was very crude. It covers forested and bare land. The smaller ones were hiding beneath it. These were imported from kkl data. It's time now to
complete the missing forest patches individually.
12017-04-16 07:56:44 UTCSafwatHalaby Your changeset has overlapping buildings.
22017-04-17 09:20:03 UTCSafwatHalaby My apologies. Appears to be a multi-level building. All good.
12017-04-16 09:44:19 UTCSafwatHalaby Why is Nof Hakarmel's highway marked "memorial"? Is this an error?
12017-04-14 17:28:11 UTCSafwatHalaby Typically, a name tag has a single language and transliteration is discouraged.

Use name and name:he for Hebrew.
use name:en for English if an English name exists.
12017-04-13 09:29:59 UTCSafwatHalaby The changes to Dalia seem very wrong. What's the source of this?
22017-04-13 09:31:07 UTCSafwatHalaby The road you removed "672" from and marked as "secondary" is in fact kvesh 672 and is "green" which is primary.

The other road you marked as primary is definitely not 672.
32017-04-13 09:44:13 UTCSafwatHalaby Reference: http://www.govmap.gov.il/?c=%2bdiEwrFn8i0iVGbRsa4O1Q%3d%3d|UTM2%2bCT3IX5uol2LhsswdA%3d%3d&z=6&b=0&ap=1
42017-04-13 09:49:40 UTCSafwatHalaby Reverted dalia changes in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/47736727
52017-04-13 11:47:08 UTCWillRock41 I saw road signs that display these streets as part of the main road
62017-04-13 12:27:45 UTCSafwatHalaby I believe you confused the two roads. The north-east road (known locally as Okef Dalia) is certainly not part of 672. I'm a local.
72017-04-13 12:31:24 UTCSafwatHalaby I see you've made a followup changeset: http://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/47739940

You marked the north-eastern road as secondary. I think that's OK. (IL Wiki says: [secondary][Exception]: Roads that are more important for routing connections than a normal tertiary road.)

You also marked ...
12017-04-13 06:41:45 UTCSafwatHalaby Note that "Ram Or" is not a Radiotechnics store. It's a store that sells תאורה.
22017-04-13 06:44:11 UTCSafwatHalaby Note that "משהדאוי קינג סתור" is named literally that on the title. You renamed it to "משהדאוי קינג"
32017-04-13 06:45:34 UTCSafwatHalaby https://www.kingstore.co.il/AboutUs.aspx
42017-04-13 06:48:12 UTCSafwatHalaby Fixed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/38057168
52017-04-13 06:55:49 UTCSafwatHalaby Correction: Fixed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/47732021
12017-04-12 13:27:17 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello :)
I see you tagged "זאפה חיפה", we typically duplicate the name both in the "name" tag and "name:he" tag.
12017-04-11 20:05:51 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello. I see you've created an area with building=yes and put a node inside it with amenity=toilet. Usually you don't need the node inside it. The area itself can be marked with amenity=toilet instead.
22017-04-12 08:13:10 UTCtiberX Thank you for the hint! Next time I'll do it this way right from the beginning
חג שמח!
32017-04-12 13:23:36 UTCSafwatHalaby You too :)
12017-04-12 13:23:07 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello :)
I see you've created an area with "building=yes" and put a node inside it with "leisure=fitness_centre". Usually you don't need the node inside it. The area itself can be marked with "leisure=fitness_centre" instead.
12017-04-12 13:18:51 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello. Welcome to OSM :)
Please add both "name=אמפי גולן" and "name:he=אמפי גולן" tags.
22017-04-12 13:19:42 UTCSafwatHalaby Also, please use "amenity=theatre"
12017-04-10 17:30:10 UTCSafwatHalaby Hello. A memorial is NOT a place of worship.
22017-04-10 17:31:56 UTCSafwatHalaby Please use "historic=memorial" instead. And welcome to OSM :)

https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:historic%3Dmemorial
12016-01-16 00:07:02 UTCwoodpeck_repair This changeset reverts some or all edits made in changesets 36418715, 36600208, 36600720, 36602638, 36574125, 36602990, 36577065, 36600869, 36602797, 36599646, 36603043, 36469452, 36599097, 36487719, 36601976, 36601804, 36600628, 36599129, 36602600, 36602805, 36601029, 36599728, 36578919, 36602294, ...
22016-02-28 19:38:10 UTCNakaner It looks like user عقبة بن نافع is not able/willed to discuss mechanical edits in advance. He did a multi-changeset (only very small changesets) mechanical denomination edit over the whole world today.

This is an example: https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/37421673 (I currently hav...
32017-02-25 22:55:28 UTCnyuriks This edit changed way 332308716 - religion= christian to "Zuluetismo." -- seems wrong - was that a revert bug?
42017-04-10 07:55:30 UTCSafwatHalaby Worth noting Druze are not a branch of Islam, Just as Christianity isn't a sub-branch of Judaism.
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