[Tagging] Non Proposed Features

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 29 10:27:03 BST 2010


On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 4:40 AM, Cartinus <cartinus at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> On Sunday 29 August 2010 07:59:51 John Smith wrote:
>> however the current suggestion of a do-ocracy seems doomed to
>> end in endless/pointless disputes as well, take a look at the most
>> recent pointless thread over culverts.
>
> That is actually not an example of the do-ocracy way. Because the people that
> do (those who tagged culverts) had pretty much united behind culvert=yes.

culvert=yes is ambiguous: does it refer to the object on top or
underneath? (Distinguishing based on whether it's water or not doesn't
work; you could have a road under a canal.)
>
> Then we got the people who like pointless discussions that wanted to change
> something they were not even mapping.

I've used bridge=culvert and tunnel=culvert since long before the
recent discussion.



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