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

Fran├žois Lacombe fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 08:38:18 UTC 2018


Hi

2018-06-08 10:29 GMT+02:00 Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at tutanota.com>:

>
> So how to distinguish ones with broad support, sufficient to do that from
> ones that should not be done?
>
Exactly!
It's a big issue since support of a tag is the main criteria to see it in
renders or presets of many tools.



> (b) any existing program processing this tag would become broken and would
> require update
>
This can easily be solved with a warning service about upcoming changes,
let's say for 3 months before mass retagging be done.
OSM shouldn't stuck on less relevant tagging just because come consumers
have hard-coded keys or values.

Fran├žois
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