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

Colin Smale colin.smale at xs4all.nl
Tue Jan 26 16:52:13 UTC 2016

Indeed, it is filling one hole with another. So how ARE we going to
represent multi-valued attributes from real life in an OSM context? 

I am not detecting much progress on this, just negativity around all
current attempts at doing it.


On 2016-01-26 17:21, Mateusz Konieczny wrote:

> 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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