[Tagging] Proposed definition for cycleways

Roy Wallace waldo000000 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 5 09:55:13 GMT 2010


On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 3:31 PM, Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Isn't that what a map is?  Some kind of look-up service for the real
>> world?
>
> There is a layer of interpretation in the middle, that's the crucial
> difference.

I don't know what you mean. That tags have definitions?

> Some people on these lists think that we should just store random facts at a
> very fine-grained level, and that some future renderers and routers will
> magically be able to make sense of the mess.

Close - rather, I think that we should just store VERIFIABLE facts at
a very fine-grained level, and that some future renderers and routers
will CONSISTENTLY be able to make sense of the DATA.

> I believe that the people best
> equipped to make sense of the facts are those entering them into the
> database, reducing the burden on present and future software developers.

Again, I don't know what you mean.




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