[Tagging] Benefits of namespaces

Sergio Manzi smz at smz.it
Wed Dec 19 02:30:33 UTC 2018

Thank-you Claudius,

I've posted an answer in the forum, but I'm afraid it is awaiting for moderation (I'm new to the forum...).



On 2018-12-18 22:20, Claudius Henrichs wrote:
> I couldn't be happier to have the "Benefits of namespaces" discussion happening right now on this ML.
> I am about to finalize a tagging proposal for a new sub-tag. I am wondering about the pros and cons of the traditional "OSM tag chain" (foo=bar + bar=baz) versus "Laymans namespacing" (foo=bar + bar:type=baz). I've laid out what I found on the forum and would be curious to learn what your recommendation be. Particularly in regard to improved human readability versus "staying true to the definition of namespace":
> https://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewtopic.php?id=64825
> I am happy for you to reply here on the ML and I will try to summarize your input in the forum thread this coming weekend.
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