[Tagging] Resubmitted proposal: mechanically removing all denotation=cluster and fixme=set_better_denotation tags worldwide

Dave Swarthout daveswarthout at gmail.com
Fri Mar 13 09:11:00 UTC 2015


Do it.

On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 1:15 AM, Bryce Nesbitt <bryce2 at obviously.com> wrote:

> Resubmitting by request of maper Sly:
>
> The edit described at
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Mechanical_Edits/Bryce_C_Nesbitt
> was modified based on mailing list input, and sits at complete removal of
> the "cluster" value for denotation, along with a certain fixme value.
>
> The "cluster" value was introduced to mean "non-special tree".  The tag
> was spread by a hotly disputed and partially reverted bot, and the tag
> moved from there, finding its way onto a rather random assortment of trees,
> water towers and sea buoys.  Removing just the bot added tags is not enough
> to fix the damage caused.
>
> No other values of denotation are at risk.
> No human entered fixme values will be harmed.
> The edit is proposed worldwide, though the impact is highly "clustered".
>
> Simple typos such as *dentoation=clustar* may be handled at the same time.
> Named trees with denotation=cluster are likely mis-tagged now.
>
> Landmark trees marked cluster will be handled manually when noted.  For
> example:
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/3321396264/history
>
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