[Tagging] football or soccer ?
lowflight66 at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 28 12:52:17 BST 2010
Am 28.06.2010 13:31, schrieb Richard Mann:
> On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 10:56 AM, John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 28 June 2010 19:34, Richard Mann
>> <richard.mann.westoxford at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> "football" for American Football, since the most likely meaning if
>>> someone tags sport=football (in spite of the wiki advice not to) is
>>> that they mean Association Football.
>> I disagree, if you said sport=football to people in Australia it
>> literally means at least 4 different sports depending on their
>> cultural/regional backgrounds, tag:sport=football should point to a
>> page that shows all the various sports people refer to as football.
> So clearly, taggers in Australia aren't likely to use sport=football
> since they'll know it's ambiguous, and renderers in Australia will use
> a suitably ambiguous icon.
> This is all getting a bit out of hand.
> 1) JOSM should use sport=american_football, not the "do not use" sport=football
> 2) I'll add sport=american_football to the wiki. I don't think it
> needs a proposal or vote, frankly, but if anyone cares to go through
> that loop, feel free to revert my edit and set it up.
If we have adjusted the wiki and the presets we could have run a bot to add a
FIXME-tag to all unspecifical objects to get the local mappers informed about
the problem and the changes.
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