[Tagging] AutoEdit rename roof:slope:direction to roof:direction

User Rebo user.rebo at gmx.de
Sat Feb 10 16:55:12 UTC 2018

Update: Since now I have 4 positive responses (via OSM messages or 
forum). And no objections.
Can start renaming?

Greets Rebo

Am 15.01.2018 um 23:09 schrieb User Rebo:
> Hello,
> there are some news on this topic:
> 1) rename roof:slope:direction to roof:direction
> I contacted some people who used this tag, unfortunately only one 
> answered till now. It seems there's no problem, as it is more a habit 
> of old days. The precise values derive from own calculations, and no 
> (tagging-)software needs to be changed so far.
> One note: I saw some objects which had both tags, but with the same 
> value. So maybe in this case only keep "roof:direction".
> 2) change roof:ridge:direction (for double-sloped roofs) to 90 degree 
> rotated roof:direction
> Tordanik works for OSM2World, where this tag is in use and answered in 
> forum:
>> That change wouldn't be a problem for OSM2World. In fact, OSM2World 
>> already uses the same code for both roof:ridge:direction and 
>> roof:direction anyway, just with a 90° rotation beforehand.

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