[Tagging] proposing a page on the wiki: "tag names do not always correspond to their definitions"

aighes osm at aighes.de
Thu May 17 23:29:14 BST 2012

sounds good!
An example for Germany: highway=path, which doesn't only means a trail


Am 18.05.2012 00:21, schrieb Nathan Edgars II:
> I'd like to propose a page that basically says that just because a tag 
> is named X, that does not mean that something should be tagged as such 
> only if it meets the real-world definition of X. The following 
> examples can be included:
> *Many cities are tagged with place=town
> *Bikes and pedestrians are allowed on many highway=motorways
> *Many highway=trunks have been detrunked
> *highway=motorway_junction is used for all classifications of road
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