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

Nop ekkehart at gmx.de
Wed Dec 9 18:17:16 GMT 2009


Am 09.12.2009 18:00, schrieb Peteris Krisjanis:
>> 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...
> Problem is that tag haos which have come with this attitude is rather
> colossal. I am not saying that it is bad. It will just create lot of
> work to sync all different tags for same things.

I'd say it _is_ pretty bad. It creates a lot of work to sync different 
tags for the same things - but it is impossible to tell apart the same 
tags used with contradictory meanings for the same things.


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