[Tagging] Disputed area

Greg Troxel gdt at ir.bbn.com
Mon Jul 20 13:01:44 UTC 2015


Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> writes:

> On 20/07/2015 1:08 AM, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> So perhaps a relation that carries the border tag with two ways as
>> members.  The relation would have the boundary tags, and also a disputed
>> tag of some sort listing the set of countries involved in the dispute.
>> Then each member way has a tag of which country (countries really, but
>> only those adjacent) thinks that way is the border.  We could require
>> that the ways making up the relation make up a closed area,
>>
>> This could get tricky for 3-way or more situations, but it seems
>> reasonably straightforward for the described case.
>
> I'd use the tag
>
> source= ?
>
> That does simply state the source of the information... why add another tag that does the same thing?

It's not about the source (which is how you found out a fact).  It's
which party is asserting something, whcih is part of the fact.

Also, the point is to be machine parseable.
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