[Tagging] The current problem with tagging

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Oct 19 10:39:19 BST 2009


2009/10/18 Liz <edodd at billiau.net>:
> As a new mapper, about 2 years ago, I thought that the only POIs OSM collected
> were pubs post offices, banks and other things that were in the editor.
> I didn't get the slightest hint from the wiki front page that there were
> options for "anything you find".

It is the first phrase on the mapfeatures-page though (the page I
always went when I was new to OSM and was looking for a tag):
"OpenStreetMap does not have any content restrictions on tags that can
be assigned to OSM-Elements (Nodes Node, Ways Way or Relations
Relation). You can use any tags you like as long as the values are
verifiable. "

cheers,
Martin




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