[Tagging] Beautified JSON presets for natural=tree

Pander pander at users.sourceforge.net
Sat Jul 22 14:35:46 UTC 2017


On 07/22/2017 04:22 PM, Adam Snape wrote:
> Hi
> 
> I wasn't arguing in favour of the change, merely addressing John Willis'
> concern. I suppose the intention might be to reduce the likelihood of
> erroneous descriptive name tags such as name=tree. New mappers sometimes
> often fail to realise that name boxes in the editors often should be
> left blank. I suspect that JOSM users are much less likely to make this
> mistake. Then again, I suspect they are also much less likely to be
> deterred from leaving a name because there is no preset name box.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Adam

Rarely used tags also take up valuable space in apps such as Vespucci.

> 
> On 22 July 2017 at 14:24, Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at rushpost.com
> <mailto:skquinn at rushpost.com>> wrote:
> 
>     On 07/22/2017 08:18 AM, Craig Wallace wrote:
>     > On 2017-07-22 13:50, Adam Snape wrote:
>     >> Hi,
>     >>
>     >> Removing the name key from the JOSM preset wouldn't stop somebody
>     >> adding a name tag in the few cases where a tree really was named. Nor
>     >> would it remove name tags from existing trees.
>     >
>     > But what's wrong with having the name as an optional tag on the preset?
>     > if it is not relevant for that particular tree, just leave it blank.
>     > Yes it is the minority of trees, but I think there are quite a few trees
>     > that have some sort of name. And it is often of historic interest, so
>     > worth recording it.
> 
>     If I remember right, we have this field on highway=traffic_signals even
>     though only one country (Japan) uses it.
> 
>     --
>     Shawn K. Quinn <skquinn at rushpost.com <mailto:skquinn at rushpost.com>>
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