[Tagging] url vs. website
Noel David Torres Taño
envite at rolamasao.org
Wed Nov 3 21:11:25 GMT 2010
On Miércoles 03 Noviembre 2010 19:14:45 M∡rtin Koppenhoefer escribió:
> 2010/11/3 Tobias Knerr <osm at tobias-knerr.de>:
> > M∡rtin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> >> The mapfeatures declare that url should not be used and website should
> >> be used instead. Is this a common agreement? I find url used 3,5 times
> >> more often (260 000) then website (66 800) in the database.
> > "website" is intended for "the official website for a feature".
> > "url" was never as clearly defined and is therefore used for lots of
> > different stuff, including Wikipedia links, photographs and internal
> > (= intended for other mappers) documentation.
> > Therefore, "website" does *not* replace "url" - it should only replace
> > "url" for those cases where the URL is the official website for the
> > tagged feature.
> > Similarly, the "wikipedia" key should partially replace "url", for those
> > cases where the URL is a Wikipedia link, and "image" should be used for
> > URLs of images.
> If there is consensus for this interpretation, the mapfeatures are
> wrong IMHO. They depict url as deprecated (stroked through).
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Tobias's interpretation sounds very good to me
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