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

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Fri Jun 8 14:34:34 UTC 2018


On Fri, Jun 8, 2018, 03:34 Peter Elderson <pelderson at gmail.com> wrote:

> > Some tags have so much 'use' (I prefer the term 'misuse' in some cases.. that
> convincing most that they need to change gets very hard.
>
> True, but if the change is a change of direction not requiring massive
> changes, 100% backwards compatible, the change is already in progress
> despite not being rendered, and the only thing in the way is in fact the
> lack of rendering while at the tagging side people would prefer the
> direction change if it was... I think it's more like a veto than like a
> lack of consensus about the idea.
>

Seems to be the same situation on counting all lanes as lanes instead of
picking and choosing.

>
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