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

Andy Mabbett andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk
Sat Mar 19 18:30:55 UTC 2016

On 19 March 2016 at 17:47, John Willis <johnw at mac.com> wrote:

>> On Mar 19, 2016, at 9:18 PM, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote:
>> It's nowhere near as ridiculous as trying to render them according to
>> some arbitrary and subjective "importance" (Importance to whom?
> All of the examples I have given are all sourced in local culture.
> Usually having things named after it, noted on road signs, depicted in paintings, noted in historical documents, included in historic lists (of famous peaks), and other *easily understood* things that provincial or regional people would be able to define - but be extremely difficult for a person who doesn't live in the country or region (or speak the language) to verify.

So far as "importance is concerned, that's not "sourced", that's your
*subjective* interpretation.

> an argument against subjective data

You have yet to give evidence that there is any subjective data
relating to the very vague concept of "importance".

Andy Mabbett

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