[Tagging] Data metamodels (was: Re: Changes + additions: shop= photo, hobby, model)
daniel at xn--ko-wla.pl
Sat Jun 6 13:55:53 UTC 2015
W dniu 06.06.2015 11:29, Colin Smale napisał(a):
> Time to work towards an updated metamodel, with:
> * Multiple values (lists of values - sorting out the semicolon
> * Complex values (data structures - formalising the namespace syntax?)
Any example? I don't know what are you talking about.
> * Simple Polygon as a basic type ("under construction" without any
> tangible progress for years)
What do you mean? This issue maybe?:
> These are all real-life things that cause a lot of energy to be
> expended in OSM, simply because we don't have a way of representing
> them in the metamodel.
You're right. I also argue we need better category system, exactly
because we loose a lot of energy for trying to put some real-life
objects into too narrow and fixed categorization model.
> Time to take things to the next level!
Any practical hints how to do it?
"The train is always on time / The trick is to be ready to put your bags
down" [A. Cohen]
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