[Openstreetmap-dev] More on GPX schema

Frank Mohr f_mohr at yahoo.de
Thu Sep 22 15:48:36 BST 2005

Nick Whitelegg wrote:
> Replying to both Imi and Frank (sorry,  no quoting, because Lotus notes,
> which I'm using at the moment, is useless for quoting :-( ) , one of the
> OSM features is that the keys and values should be editable, which would
> favour the
> <osm key="foot" value="yes"/>
> variant. However Frank's point about  a set of predefined fundamental tags
> is also valid; the road type and the permissions would appear to fall into
> that category.
> That said, for consistency (over all keys) maybe we should go with the <osm
> key="keyname" value="value"> variant.
> Perhaps "keyval" or "properties" rather than "osm"?

my point is just that predefined keys as part of the XML namespace are
easier to handle
on the other hand that would result in a new XML schema for every newly
defined key ...



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