[Tagging] Removing name_1 and alt_name_1 from Wiki
hakuch at posteo.de
Wed Jan 20 14:08:48 UTC 2016
however, everything depends on the key definition, in opening_hours for
example you use || as "or". Thats ok because that key does not expect
parameters, lane=* does
On 20.01.2016 15:05, Hakuch wrote:
> On 20.01.2016 08:30, Colin Smale wrote:
>> If the "semicolon
>> syntax" defines a "list of values", shouldn't stuff remove an empty
>> value from the list (i.e. replace ;; with ; ) and then remove the whole
>> tag if the list is empty?
> no, because in this context (semicolons) the ;; should't be recognized
> as empty value but as an escaped semicolon. There is no sense for empty
> values in this context.
> Differently from the use of | pipes:
> key=|| would mean: param1=empty, param2=empty
> key=|50| would mean: param1=empty, param2=50, param3=empty
> and this empty COULD be identified as "use default value XX for this
> param", but that must be defined somehow (wiki...) for this specific
> key. You even could define "there must not be any empty values", then
> this tags would be invalid.
> by the way, this topic has lost the connection to the proposal
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