[Tagging] Should 'highway=incline[_steep]' be discouraged?

Frederik Ramm frederik at remote.org
Tue Dec 29 08:31:50 GMT 2009


Hi,

Steve Bennett wrote:
>     Of course, everyone can tag what he wants anyway.  The question is what
>     we want to encourage.
> 
> This is like saying "Anyone can drive at whatever speed he wants, the 
> question is what we want to encourage." - ie, true, but fairly 
> meaningless. 

Why? Anyone who wants to play it safe can use what is encouraged, and 
anyone who thinks differently can do something else without having to 
fear being branded a vandal. Far from meaningless, this is an expression 
of the spirit that has brought OSM to where it is today.

Bye
Frederik




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