[Imports] Zaatari Imports

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Tue Oct 29 05:04:10 UTC 2013

> From: Jason Remillard [mailto:remillard.jason at gmail.com]
> Cc: imports at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: Re: [Imports] Zaatari Imports
> Hi Mikel,
> Normally, I would ask for 3 weeks of discussion for your
> imports/automated edit, look at the code, and would certainly complain
> about those tags.
> The primary identity of any given object used for automated updates is
> by definition a bit fuzzy, nothing can change that.. If many people were
> editing this data by hand, it is an absolute certainty that those unosat
> tags would be deleted, copied, and otherwise mangled by normal manual
> mapping activities.

I would also agree with this logic, but I'd add that if there was agreement
on keeping these tags that they'd really need to be documented so that 
we know what they mean.

Mikel, could you explain in more detail what the meaning of any you still 
want to keep are?

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