[Tagging] Tools and mass-retagging (was: Re: The endless debate about "landcover" as a top-level tag)

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Fri Jun 8 08:29:23 UTC 2018

8. Jun 2018 02:10 by osm-ml at leo.gaspard.io <mailto:osm-ml at leo.gaspard.io>:

> Then, I heard there were strong opinions in OSM against mass-retaggings.
> I honestly don't get why. 

Main issues are that 

(a) some people would be against any given mass retagging.

So how to distinguish ones with broad support, sufficient to do that from ones that should not be done?

(b) any existing program processing this tag would become broken and would require update
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