[Tagging] Proposed mechanical edit: surface=soil to surface=dirt

Tom Pfeifer t.pfeifer at computer.org
Mon Aug 31 10:11:48 UTC 2015


Matthijs Melissen wrote on 2015-08-31 11:47:
> On 31 August 2015 at 11:00, Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> See
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Mechanical_Edits/Mateusz_Konieczny/surface%3Dsoil_to_surface%3Ddirt
>>
>> I plan to change surface=soil to surface=dirt. surface=soil is a clear
>> duplicate of surface=dirt. It is also less popular and undocumented on
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:surface . surface=soil usage is
>> slowly increasing and recently passed threshold of 400 entries
>> worldwide. It would be a good idea to retag it to already documented
>> tag before this duplicate gets more popular.
>
> Totally agree, I support this edit.

+1, also the definition of 'dirt' should be improved in the wiki (currently
referring back to 'ground'), and 'soil' should be written into the wiki as deprecated
and not to be used.

tom




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