[Tagging] Current status of the key smoothness=*

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri Mar 13 12:26:36 UTC 2015

2015-03-13 11:09 GMT+01:00 Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com>:

> I'm for verbal description rather than a number - easier to understand.
> If I come across a road marked 'smoothness=medium' and later come across a
> road with worse smoothness I can see which way to go with the verbal value,
> if the value was a simple number I'd nave no idea..and may skip the data
> entry due to time limits, laziness and added complexity.

Problem with verbal descriptions is, that you don't know how much worse it
is, e.g. grade1 vs. grade3 tells you there must also be a grade2, while
"bad" vs. "medium" doesn't give you any such information.

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