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

Bryce Nesbitt bryce2 at obviously.com
Sat Mar 14 20:12:39 UTC 2015


Final call for comments on this, please.

On Fri, Mar 13, 2015 at 2:11 AM, Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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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