[Tagging] Added tables for values to key produce

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Thu Jan 12 23:01:39 UTC 2017


The usage rates are extremely low in taginfo for produce!

However this is the time to organise them before they grow to a number that is hard to change.

I have added some wikipedia links to the forestry table.

Reformatted my response below so it fits a smaller screen, sorry about that.

On 13-Jan-17 07:51 AM, Warin wrote:
> Most of these values come from taginfo but in, I hope, a more organised form.
> The exceptions?
> Forestry - most of these are new additions - timber, oils and maple syrup. Cork was in taginfo and I had not thought of it, possibly it might be tagged an 'orchard'? Not checked.
> This is a 'new' area for tagging forestry products. I have raised it here before and have included all that I recall from those discussions.
> I think it is fair enough?
> Aquaculture ... May have added fish?
> Farms ... added my grass - now turf.
> Taginfo has over 30 pages if you look on produce..
> some of these are simple variations through capitalisation, language, spaces and multiple values with a separator.
> I have not as yet checked on product ... some of these might be 'produce' to my eyes.
> While I agree that there should not be a proliferation of tags and values..
> the mappers will use tags that are not documented particularly where there is no wiki guidance.
> For example fish are entered as 'fresh water fish' and 'trout' ...
> 'my' wiki entry suggests/documents combining those into one value 'fish' and using a sub tag fish=trout for detail if desired.
> I think that is much more ordered that what was occurring.
> So I have taken information from tagino ... and tried to rationalise it into a more compact form while not loosing information.
> More rationalisation could be possible ...but it is outside my expertise and would need some research by myself for me to do it.
> If anyone can see things that can logically be grouped together ... then do it, it should make the tagging easier for mappers and users.
> I'll correct corn to maize, thanks Tom.
> On 12-Jan-17 10:35 PM, Yves wrote:
>> I think Warin has put there values from taginfo, right?
>> Yves
>> Le 12 janvier 2017 12:10:40 GMT+01:00, Tom Pfeifer 
>> <t.pfeifer at computer.org> a écrit :
>>     On 12.01.2017 02:19, Warin wrote:
>>         So I have added 3 tables to the wiki produce page;
>>         aquaculture, farm and forestry. 
>>     I see no problem with defining these values.
>>     (hm, corn is AmE and should be maize for clarity and BrE).
>>     Question remains if there is a need to proactively add so many values to
>>     the wiki before somebody has a need to use them. The wiki should not
>>     become the yellow pages of everything produced on the planet. It should
>>     be a reference what tags mean that are being used.
>>     tom
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