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

Cartinus cartinus at xs4all.nl
Wed Dec 9 00:30:35 GMT 2009


On Tuesday 08 December 2009 17:53:33 Anthony wrote:
> >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?
>
> Actually, I think that's a good example of the harmfulness in tagging for a
> renderer.  We shouldn't have redundant data in the database, at least when
> this is at all feasible.

Wow, so now it is already harmfull to osm to know you have to map 
leisure=sports_centre|pitch|track|etc in addition to sport=* to have it show 
up with renderer X, but with renderer Y there would be no need for that.

-- 
m.v.g.,
Cartinus




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