[OSM-dev] API 0.6: Tags, Uniqueness, and Case Insensitivity

Andy Allan gravitystorm at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 17:19:19 GMT 2009


On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 5:14 PM, Patrick Kilian <osm at petschge.de> wrote:

>> That, and anything else would involve work.
> That means we have to manually kill all mappers adding NAME=foo to
> entities tagged name=bar.

Yep. I should have mentioned that the current behaviour is currently
case-insensitive but (importantly) also case-preserving, which (to me)
is weird.

At least in the new world order, if it pans out as I describe, the
NAME= tag wouldn't conflict with a name= tag.

Cheers,
Andy




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