[OSM-dev] Why redaction bot deletes tags set in first version by CT-accepted user ?

Mateusz Korniak mateusz-lists at ant.gliwice.pl
Sat Jul 21 16:08:57 BST 2012

On Saturday 21 of July 2012, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> On 21.07.2012 15:59, Mateusz Korniak wrote:
> > http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/30952755/history
> > the redaction bot deleted tag:
> > highway = residential
> > It is assigned in first revision by CT-accepted user.
> I guess that the bot was tripped up by a change to highway=unclassified
> in version 3 by a disagreer. It could be argued that in this situation
> it would have been better to revert to the initial highway=residential.

IMHO it is always better to have way with highway tag set, than way without.
What are reasons to delete tag instead leaving last possible value ?

Mateusz Korniak

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