[Tagging] Feature Proposal - Voting - (Remove name_1 and alt_name_1 from wiki)

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 16:21:12 UTC 2016

On Mon, 25 Jan 2016 01:22:25 +0100
Hakuch <hakuch at posteo.de> wrote:

> The voting for the proposal "Remove suffixed name-tags from wiki" has
> started. Please involve with your vote:
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Remove_suffixed_name-tags_from_wiki
> find discussion threads here:
> http://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewtopic.php?id=53223 (german)
> http://gis.19327.n5.nabble.com/Removing-name-1-and-alt-name-1-from-Wiki-tp5864465.html
> http://gis.19327.n5.nabble.com/Please-don-t-think-name-1-tags-are-errors-tp5864875.html

Note that this proposal is not merely about discouraging
name_1/al_name_2 etc - it explicitly encourages another bad idea:
"alt_name can be used with semicolons" and in general it replaces
really bad idea with terrible "Semicolons instead of _1 suffixes".

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