[Tagging] Reviving the conditions debate

Eckhart Wörner ewoerner at kde.org
Fri Jun 15 19:50:41 BST 2012


Hi Martin,

Am Freitag, 15. Juni 2012, 20:35:39 schrieb Martin Koppenhoefer:
> 2012/6/15 Eckhart Wörner <ewoerner at kde.org>:
> > What would your parser do to existing tagging like
> > name = Ministere a la condition femininne
> > - decide that "femininne" is an unknown condition and therefore
> > name = Ministere a la
> > does not apply?
> 
> 
> well, it would probably not parse names at all, so that's rhetorical.

Sometimes streets are renamed, and
name = Street A
name:(2013 Jan 1+) = Street B
shows the advantages of conditional tagging even on the name tag.
In this case, an automatic validation tool could detect in 2013 that the condition will always evaluate to true, and suggest appropriate actions.

Eckhart



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