[Tagging] tag proposal "image=http:/... .jpg"

Sam Vekemans acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com
Fri Feb 5 13:07:45 GMT 2010


On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 4:53 AM, Dave F. <davefox at madasafish.com> wrote:

> Tobias Knerr wrote:
> > Sam Vekemans wrote:
> >
> >> I edited the page 'image'
> >> feel free to fix / edit/ delete
> >>
> >> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Image
> >>
> >
> > The problem with this proposal is that there isn't a definition which of
> > the several images that likely exist for most objects should be
> > referenced. And I expect that it would hard to create one, as there
> > aren't any remotely objective criteria defining /the/ image for an
> > object - it can always only be /an/ image of the object.
> >
> > My opinion is that personal preferences like that shouldn't be part of
> > the OSM database.
> I agree with that, unfortunately it already exists where (going slightly
> OT) adjectives are used as primary keys eg historical=*
>
> Is this the Google Earth OpenStreetMap POI kml that Sam is referring to?
>
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/GoogleEarth_Dynamic_KML
>


Nope its the un documented easy way. That OSMr's naturaly flinch at whenever
'Google' is mentioned :-)

http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Andy9FromSpace/diary/9402

It's Andy9FromSpace  that we need to thank for figuring it out.

Sam


>
>
> Cheers
> Dave F,.
>
>
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