[Tagging] importance=* tag (for transportation etc)

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Sat Mar 19 12:18:06 UTC 2016

On 19 March 2016 at 07:41, johnw <johnw at mac.com> wrote:

> OSM is for gathering data - lots of lots of locally based knowledge of
> things. Mountains are no different. Trying to decide what mountains are
> worth labeling at different zooms via some GIS data is ridiculous.

It's nowhere near as ridiculous as trying to render them according to
some arbitrary and subjective "importance" (Importance to whom? The
people who live near them? Tourists? Mountaineers? Ornithologists?
Aviators? Geologists? Climatologists? Oil prospectors?).

Andy Mabbett

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