[OSM-talk] Validator tags
pieren3 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 15:16:19 GMT 2008
Taging for validation is already a controversial subject.
But some of your tags are even more controversial:
A tag with an empty key or an empty value is not possible/ not
allowed. Simple delete or fix the tag if you find such. Don't say to
maplint "well it's wrong, but don't care about it".
Again, it's nice if your validator shows untagged ways. But then
contributors must fix them either by setting the correct tag or the
highway=road or deleting them if they are too old. The aim of the
validator is to clean-up the database, not to clean-up the map showing
Same thing : if maplint complains, fix the error by fixing the mistake
in the osm db, not by adding a tag for maplint. If a tag is
deprecated, replace it by the new tag !
Well, this is an extension of the noname issue, now. I'm waiting the
next one complaining about the missing
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