[Tagging] Ford = depreciated?
phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Sat Aug 25 13:37:20 BST 2012
Have just spotted this changeset whilst looking through changes near me?
Why has Ford been depreciated? It is the correct definition, and the
word used on road signs.
A google search revealed this wiki page
This discussion that did go on seems to me disjointed, and is confused
with stepping stones. Surely if these exist they are a separate node,
they are usually part of a footway, alongside the road which fords the
stream, there is also often a footbridge alongside the ford.
I cannot think of a better tag. Tagging with water=yes just seems like
we dumbing down.
Everyone should know what a ford is, and obviously the depth or if there
is water will depend on the recent weather.
The decision was made by what appears to have been made by a vote by 5
Why has it not been discussed in this mailing list where it will be seen
by someone who is not searching the wiki for Fords today.
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