[Tagging] A first step towards bringing the wiki and tool support closer together

Arlindo Pereira nighto at nighto.net
Tue Dec 8 16:45:41 GMT 2009

Perhaps a column "Renderers" and a line for each renderer.

* Mapnik: yes|no
* Osmarender: yes|no
* ...


2009/12/8 Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com>

> On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 3:27 AM, Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> - we promote the bad habit "tagging for the renderer"
> Tagging this argument further, we should do everything possible to prevent
> people finding out what tags are supported by each renderer. That doesn't
> make sense.
> Information about tag support is a *good* thing, not a bad one. I now
> realise that Mapnik doesn't recognise *any* sport=* tags, but that's not
> going to stop me using them. But it will make me be careful to always use it
> with a tag that it *does* support as well. See how this is beneficial?
>> - because Mapnik is not the only one, we will have to accept a column
>> for each renderer.
> Not necessarily a column. I was thinking of some little icons or text at
> the bottom of one of the other columns. So, like "Mn Pl" would mean
> "supported by Mapnik and Potlatch" or something. Small. Discreet. But I
> really think this information should be visible.
> Steve
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