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

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at gmail.com
Mon Aug 31 10:33:15 UTC 2015

On Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:35:24 +0100
"ajt1047 at gmail.com" <ajt1047 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 31/08/2015 10:00, Mateusz Konieczny wrote:
> > I plan to change surface=soil to surface=dirt. surface=soil is a
> > clear duplicate of surface=dirt.
> Are you planning to contact the original mappers explaining why, if 
> they're still using it, using the same tag to represent the same
> thing makes sense?
> There are 32 in the UK, by only 2 mappers (both still active but
> edits are from many years ago).  Extrapolating that there have only
> been probably only 25 mappers using this tag worldwide.

Is there some method to automate finding who introduced tags? Doing it
manually would not be worth the effort. On the other hand - running
script to detect users (and/or relevant changesets) may be a good idea.

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