[Tagging] Ford = depreciated?
lowflight66 at googlemail.com
Sat Aug 25 14:20:32 BST 2012
On 25/08/12 14:49, Andrew Errington wrote:
> I remember this happening, and it seemed like a Good Thing at the time,
> although I had only mapped one ford.
> It was suggested that highway=ford should be deprecated and replaced with
> So "ford" itself is not lost, it has moved from a value to become a key.
> I like this approach. Do you think it's such a bad thing?
same as tunnel and bridge
> On Sat, 25 Aug 2012 21:37:20 Philip Barnes wrote:
>> Have just spotted this changeset whilst looking through changes near me?
This is vandalism as only the tag of the node was deleted but the highway should
have been split and ford=yes added. Please, contact the editor to avoid similar
>> Everyone should know what a ford is, and obviously the depth or if there
>> is water will depend on the recent weather.
Seems this user did not really know.
>> 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.
Do not know and yes, it should have been at least mentioned here. I got to know
about it through JOSM validator.
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