[Tagging] Nominatim’s use of is_in and tag documentation

François Lacombe fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com
Wed Aug 24 06:14:40 UTC 2016

Hi Andrew,

+1 to add this piece of information on the wiki to focus efforts where they
would really be useful (where boundaries are not properly mapped)

This tag looks like a scaffold : when works are done, let it go !

All the best

Le 23 août 2016 11:58 PM, "Andrew Hain" <andrewhainosm at hotmail.co.uk> a
écrit :

> A detailed explanation of when Nominatim uses the is_in tag was recently
> posted to the talk mailing list [https://lists.openstreetmap.
> org/pipermail/talk/2016-August/076596.html]; it only does so for certain
> objects and only when boundaries haven’t been mapped properly.
> It may therefore be possible to add advice to the wiki saying that anyone
> who adds this tag anywhere else is wasting their time, but as with other
> tags you would want to consider other data consumers.
> So, is there anyone else out there who uses the tag differently and is it
> safe to add this information to the wiki without a health warning?
> --
> Andrew
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