[Tagging] Advice & clarification of the railway tracks=* tag required.
davefox at madasafish.com
Mon Aug 13 23:33:51 BST 2012
On 10/08/2012 23:30, Richard Mann wrote:
> I've added track_detail=yes in places where there are tracks>1 tags
> but the lines are separately drawn. I've included some that have been
> there for a while.
> I've contacted the only people who I'm aware that use the tracks data
> (itoworld) to see if deleting the tracks tags (or setting them all to
> tracks=1) causes them any stress, and whether they prefer it one way
> or the other.
> Deleting a lot of tracks tags (or setting them all to 1) involves
> removing data that some people may be using, so I'm not proposing to
> do that yet.
There is no benefit in adding yet another tag to cover up other
inaccurate tags. Just revert your detrimental edits.
I fail to see the point in asking ITO as the tag usage is clearly laid
out in the wiki.
Please rescind your edits. They add errors into the OSM database.
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