[Tagging] Removing name_1 and alt_name_1 from Wiki

Hakuch hakuch at posteo.de
Tue Jan 19 18:02:41 UTC 2016


On 10.01.2016 22:29, moltonel 3x Combo wrote:
> Actually to my human eyes, both semicolons and suffixes are equally
> ugly (but pragmatic). It's for processing that suffixes are supperior:
> * Spliting by semicolons (no regexp needed :p) is easy but naive,
> because semicolons are sometimes part of the actual value.
> * One workaround is to use some kind of escape character, but this is
> an impementation/spec minefield that we'll never get right.
> * Another is to maintain a whitelist of tags that can be split by
> semicolon, but it's extra work and everybody'll have a different list.

actually, I just found that we have a solution for this in Wiki:

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Semi-colon_value_separator#Escaping_with_.27.3B.3B.27

It might not be used by that much developers, but they can find it in
Wiki if they want to care for their data
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