[Tagging] For your comment: New template: Unit summary

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Fri Apr 3 11:18:03 UTC 2015


On 3/04/2015 8:33 PM, Bryce Nesbitt wrote:
>
> On Fri, Apr 3, 2015 at 2:14 AM, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com 
> <mailto:61sundowner at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     ele= only takes meters as a unit .. the reason states is that
>     "Renderers have no way of doing conversions on the fly to local
>     units while creating image tiles" ... and this is an 'approved' tag.
>
>
> That's mapping for the rendering's back-end SQL database.

Not saying it is good... but that is what is written in the wiki.

>
> If I'm staring at a sign that says "14,505 feet", that's certainly how 
> I want to tag it.
Agreed!!!!

Conversions should be done remotely rather than by a tired mapper at 
14,505 feet! And are best done by a tried and tested code.
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