[Tagging] Current status of the key smoothness=*

David dbannon at internode.on.net
Wed Mar 11 22:23:57 UTC 2015

I am a little unsure what the problem is with the pictures. Could you be a bit more specific please Friedrich ?

It would be very hard to have a set of pictures that cover every case but, as Jan said, if we are only one level out, thats still very useful information. Honestly, while not very clear, the pictures look about right to me.


Friedrich Volkmann <bsd at volki.at> wrote:

>On 11.03.2015 17:29, Jan van Bekkum wrote:
>> Perhaps we can extend the library of pictures in the wiki to give people a
>> better feeling which rating means what.
>I agree that work on the pictures is needed. The values and their verbal
>descriptions are approved, and they look sound, while the bogus pictures are
>not approved and they do not match the definitions. We should either replace
>those pictures or just delete them.
>It seems to me that these pictures are the root of most of the controversy
>and the reason why these tags are ignored by most mappers and data consumers.
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