[Tagging] TMC tagging schema

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Tue Oct 2 18:53:47 BST 2012

Ab_fab <gamma.gts at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear list,
> The german community has been working for a few years on the
> integration of
> the TMC [1] location tables.
> Tagging schema is precisely documented in wiki [2]. However, a
> footnote
> indicates that "a new and simpler proposal for tagging TMC data which
> deprecates this page", with a link to [2]
> The integration of the location tables has not started in France, but
> some
> contributors are interested by the topic.
> Therefore, I'd like to get confirmation that the initial tagging
> scheme is
> depreciated, and that the new scheme (at proposal stage) should be
> considered as basis for an integration related to the French road
> network.
> Any help on this subject would be very appreciated
> ---------------------------
> [1] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/TMC
> [2]
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/TMC/TMC_Import_Germany#Tagging_Schema
> [3]
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/DE:Proposed_features/New_TMC_scheme

By the way, the correct verb for discouraging the use of a word is "deprecate".  "Depreciate" means to lower the monetary value of something.  Native English-speakers sometimes make this mistake as well.

John F. Eldredge --  john at jfeldredge.com
"Reserve your right to think, for even to think wrongly is better than not to think at all." -- Hypatia of Alexandria

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