[Tagging] capital and state_capital: how are they being used in your country?

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Thu May 15 16:51:46 UTC 2014

2014-05-15 18:32 GMT+02:00 Andreas Goss <andig88 at t-online.de>:

> The semicolon (;) is
>> defined as value separator so we could have capital=4;6;8 or similar.
> This just sounds like a disaster waiting to happen. I also don't see why
> it would be needed.
> You are doubling the risk of errors when it comes to admin_levels. Now you
> don't just have to ensure all relations are correct, but also all nodes.

The idea of adding capital=numeric to place nodes was to have a simple tag
for administrative importance. This is not an alternative to add a place as
admin_centre into a proper administrative relation. Keep it simple, use the
lowest number.

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