[Tagging] Fast Food Restaurants

Tac Tacelosky tacman at gmail.com
Tue May 28 23:43:30 UTC 2013


Yeah, tag keys should follow that, but not key values.  I'm sure there
are values with single and double quotes, commas and semi-colons.

Does OSM support any sort of multi-tag structure, like
"cuisine:japanese" AND "cuisine:thai"?

Tac

On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 7:18 PM, Greg Troxel <gdt at ir.bbn.com> wrote:
>
> Tac Tacelosky <tacman at gmail.com> writes:
>
>> Are there any punctuation restrictions on tags?  In particular, commas
>> could be problematic for storing a list of tags as a single string.
>
> I am not clear on a formal grammer, but it seems clear that tag names
> and non-numeric tag values should be limited to a-z, 0-9, and _, with
> the leading character being a-z, and ; denoting multiple values.  This
> is fundamentally about communicating to computer programs.



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