[Tagging] service=drive-through or drive_through?

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Fri Jul 1 01:23:54 BST 2011

On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 1:41 PM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer
<dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2011/6/30 Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>:
>> Yes and no. It's true that we use underscores simply because we
>> substitute spaces with underscores. But there's actually a precedent
>> for substituting an underscore for a hyphen and this is the tag for
>> specifying power sub-stations (created back in 2007):
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:power%3Dsub_station
> well, the correct spelling is "substation" ;-)

Besides, the fact that someone made a mistake back in 2007 is not a
good reason to make a similar mistake today.  There's no good reason
to replace hyphens with underscores.

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