[Tagging] any tag you like, but why create parallel systems for established tags? DCGIS
emacsen at gmail.com
Sat Mar 10 15:09:55 GMT 2012
On Sat, Mar 10, 2012 at 6:38 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer
<dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> I recently stumbled upon an import in the US prefixed with "dcgis".
> While this tagging makes it possible to have these data inserted
> parallely to other OSM data I still wonder why someone would do that.
> In particular I am refering to this:
> I don't see the point why this is not the usual "addr:street" etc.
> and there seem to be also other issues:
> The most used tag in this "namespace" is "dcgis:captureyear"
> which can be found 93 022 times in the db but isn't documented in the wiki 
It seems that you didn't ask any of the users who were involved in this import.
This import was done four years ago, with many users and a variety of
processes, but I don't get the impression you checked with any of us.
I don't see any actual questions in your mail.
If you have specific questions, feel free to ask them.
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