[Tagging] is tourism a good category for everything cultural?

Ross Scanlon info at 4x4falcon.com
Tue Aug 24 08:36:47 BST 2010

> Well, I will take a change to 'troll' again about it. This discussion
> comes up again and again because we don't have:
> a) clear tagging guidelines (*not* rules)
> b) mechanism to replace tags

Agree totally.

This (b) would be easily recitified by normalising the database in regards to tags.
> While I agree that tag by it's nature doesn't matter while renderers
> and editors treat them right, however, there are lot of things which
> can be cleaned up - for mappers sake. Because tagging is done by
> people and less the confusion is, more tagging is correct. Yes, there
> are some historical screwups. But do they really can't be fixed? It is
> not like we are trying to rearrange whole amenity or shop space.
> It doesn't mean that everything can and will be changed. But it does
> allow room for fixing error so taggers don't get confused.
> Said all that, I think more work is needed on cleaning up and fixing
> map features wiki entries. There are lot of bugs and errors.


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