[Tagging] Harmonising source tag values.

Tod Fitch tod at fitchdesign.com
Wed Feb 8 03:10:55 UTC 2017


Is there any reason to use a source tag now that comments are required on commits/edits?



On February 7, 2017 5:47:46 PM PST, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
>Hi,
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>One mapper has taken on themselves to 'harmonise' some local source tag
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>values.
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>There are many more that could be done along the same lines .. the
>major 
>example would be Bing, bing, BING, bing yyyy and bing yyyy mm (where 
>yyyy is the numerical year and mm is the numerical month).
>
>These could all be harmonised to source=Bing (the a majority of tags 
>carry this) with source:date=yyyy mm as appropriate.
>
>But I would see no point in it. I think people will continue to use 
>there present source tagging practices ... I use lower case bing for 
>example and see no real reason to change.
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>Are there any who see advantages to this 'harmonisation' ?

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