[Tagging] Proposed feature : World wide place=* standardisation only based on population
dieterdreist at gmail.com
Sun May 30 11:35:54 BST 2010
2010/5/29 Roy Wallace <waldo000000 at gmail.com>:
> Please compare this situation to what happened recently with the
> meaning of highway=*. Do you think highway=* tags are used to "tag for
> the renderer"? In some ways, yes, they are. But more specifically,
> highway=* tags are "a very general and sometimes vague description of
> the importance of the highway for the road grid."
> I think place=* is designed to serve a similar purpose - "importance"
> in the "urban texture".
+1, I see it exactly the same.
> If you CAN estimate the population, use population=*. If you CAN'T
> estimate the population, then - with your proposal - you can't decide
> the value of place=*, anyway.
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