[Tagging] RFD tag:shop=camera?

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 00:49:44 UTC 2015


On 5/06/2015 9:54 AM, MichaƂ Brzozowski wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 4:30 PM, John Eldredge <john at jfeldredge.com> wrote:
>> OSM needs to provide for objects that fall under more than one category,
>> whether it is done by allowing multiple tags with the same key, using
>> semicolon-delimited values, or some other means. One often-quoted expression
>> is that "OSM needs to show the ground truth", and it is frequently the
>> ground truth that objects fit into more than one category.
> Yeah. It's ridiculous. I was surveying a week ago and there was a shop
> that sells coffee AND tea. So what then? There's shop=coffee, and
> shop=tea. Whoever invented these tags wasn't a far-sighted person.

shop=tea; coffee

The 'problem' is there is no wiki page explaining how to combine values.

And no explanation as to the overall concept of OSM tagging scheme.



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