[Tagging] Tagging Digest, Vol 35, Issue 23
ewoerner at kde.org
Fri Aug 10 13:54:46 BST 2012
Am Freitag, 10. August 2012, 14:46:11 schrieb Frederik Ramm:
> Many suggestions in this thread have been made from a programmer
> viewpoint. From a programmer viewpoint, in a perfect world where every
> software correctly parses these tags, I could take every
> and change it to
> and it would not make a difference, right? But in practice, this would
> likely make the maxspeed information unavailable to the majority of
> users who are stuck with clients not having a perfect restriction parser
> (and even those that have would probably irritate the user with some
> kind of asterisk that says "addidional restrictions apply click here for
> details" or so).
> Yes, this is a hypothetical example but I hope it drives home the point
> that for the overwhelming number of users, a complex grammar for a
> restriction tag is likely *less* useful than "note: lower speed limit at
> night" or so - even if the programmer wets his pants about the sheer
> beauty and flexibility of the tag he has just defined.
Maybe you should just refrain from participating in the discussion if you have nothing useful to add?
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