[Tagging] convention for multiple maxspeed values

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Tue Apr 26 13:54:20 BST 2011


On 4/26/11 8:15 AM, Mike N wrote:
> On 4/26/2011 8:06 AM, Richard Welty wrote:
>> for reference purposes, this changed sometime last summer, so
>> Dominik used to be right.
>
>
>   The "xx mph" format has been there ever since I remember (2009). 
> There was a mini edit war with someone trying to deprecate the "xx 
> mph" format and make all editors add interfaces to support a single 
> format. I guess that explains the extreme reluctance for map data 
> consumers to recognize the "mph" format.   To me as a layman, I don't 
> see "xx mph" as a difficult parse for map data consumers.
hmmm. when i read that page back when i started mapping (about 2 years ago),
there was no reference to mph at all. i must have hit one of those 
points during
the edit war.

richard




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