[OSM-dev] What do we do with tags with empty keys or values?
Sebastian at SSpaeth.de
Thu May 31 07:06:02 BST 2007
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Hakan Tandogan wrote:
> Todays planet.osm contains 1700 objects with empty tag names (446 with tag
> k="" and 1239 with tag k=" ").
> There are far more empty values, though, grepping for v="" gives me 67109
> What should we do with those tags? Is there any use for them or could they
> be safely removed? If so, would it be better to remove them via the API or
> directly via SQL access to the database?
I don't see how empty tags could be of any value and I would say kill
them. However, I don't know which way would be the easiest. MySQL
probably, but that would also be the most difficult to get access to :-).
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