[Tagging] non-trivial color schemes

Peter Wendorff wendorff at uni-paderborn.de
Tue Dec 18 17:48:14 GMT 2012

What's the meaning of these coloring?
If there's any I would suggest to tag according to meaning instead of 
according to colors.
If the mapping color<>meaning isn't standardized, I would even more 
suggest to tag the meaning, but document in more detail (=> with local 


Am 18.12.2012 16:58, schrieb Richard Welty:
> i know we can't handle everything, but i have been collecting color 
> information as potentially
> useful for emergency response (i'm seeing a couple of different solid 
> colors on hydrants out
> there). i looked at a couple of dry hydrants yesterday and guess what 
> - red & white stripes.
> maybe something like this for tagging:
> colour=stripe:red,white
> it could be extensible to other simple patterns by using the pattern 
> name instead of
> stripe.
> i also saw dry hydrants where the cap is a different color than the 
> pipe. haven't really
> thought of what to do there yet.
> richard
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