[Tagging] The endless debate about "landcover" as a top-level tag

Selfish Seahorse selfishseahorse at gmail.com
Thu Jun 7 09:53:18 UTC 2018


On 7 June 2018 at 10:46, Christoph Hormann <osm at imagico.de> wrote:
> There are tons of established tags in OSM where the key makes no sense
> at all.  Don't get me started on 'waterway' for example.  But that is
> how OSM works.  Get over it, accept that people have made bad choices
> of keys when choosing tags and concentrate on encouraging and helping
> people to choose suitable keys when newly creating tags (in a
> productive way of course, not just by rejecting any idea as bad).

And what's wrong with getting rid of these bad choices?



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