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

Steve Bennett stevagewp at gmail.com
Wed Dec 9 16:45:35 GMT 2009


On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 3:39 AM, Jonathan Bennett <
openstreetmap at jonno.cix.co.uk> wrote:

> Mere use of the tag is sufficient basis to document in the wiki. What
> the renderers support is secondary to that. If no-one ever
> used/documented a tag until a renderer supported it, OSM wouldn't
> develop anywhere near as quickly as it has.
>
> Cool. In that case, what purpose do the "proposals" serve exactly? It seems
you don't need to wait for a proposal to pass in order to use it, document
it, implement it in renderers...:)

 (Incidentally I have also updated
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Stevage/mapnik to map back against
Osmarender.)

Steve
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