[Tagging] Tagging method of amenities at camp_sites

Dave Swarthout daveswarthout at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 00:11:25 UTC 2015


It's about time that renderers started supporting semicolon-delimited
lists. Splitting apart a delimited string is a trivial programming task. I
know, having worked as a programmer for the last 29 years.
+1

Speaking as an ex-programmer, I completely agree <g>

PHP, and other languages, actually have a built-in function to do that:
split, explode, etc.

Regds

Dave

On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 4:35 AM, John F. Eldredge <john at jfeldredge.com>
wrote:

> It's about time that renderers started supporting semicolon-delimited
> lists. Splitting apart a delimited string is a trivial programming task. I
> know, having worked as a programmer for the last 29 years.
>
>
>
> On March 28, 2015 11:09:10 PM CDT, Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> Just a note about using semicolon-delimited lists. Most renderers do not
>> handle such lists very well so a tag like the following:
>>
>> amenity=bar;restaurant;picnic_table;sanitary_dump_station
>>
>> might not show you all of the amenities. There have been many discussions
>> about this issue on this list and elsewhere
>>
>> On Sun, Mar 29, 2015 at 9:39 AM, David Bannon <dbannon at internode.on.net>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> On Sat, 2015-03-28 at 12:26 +0100, Marc Gemis wrote:
>>>
>>> > If I am on a large campsite I want to use "the map" to find my way to
>>> > all amenities. If you have put everything on 1 node it's a pretty
>>> > useless map, not ?
>>>
>>> Agree in principle Marc but don't think its always practical. I have
>>> been to many camp grounds that are too big to walk around and bad
>>> manners to drive (apparently aimlessly) around. Many National Park
>>> toilets are drop toilets and, for obviously reasons need to be moved.
>>> Fireplaces are often quite impromptu, we are marking they are allowed,
>>> not where they are.
>>>
>>> I agree it would be nice to be able to zoom in and see where fixed
>>> things are, highly desirable for the people there on site. But people
>>> planning a trip, they just want to know fire places and toilets are
>>> there, somewhere. Lets help the second group and then, if we can, the
>>> first.
>>>
>>> David
>>> >
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>
>> --
>> Dave Swarthout
>> Homer, Alaska
>> Chiang Mai, Thailand
>> Travel Blog at http://dswarthout.blogspot.com
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