[Tagging] Multiple values in isced:level

Jo winfixit at gmail.com
Sun Aug 4 12:23:11 UTC 2019


Use semicolons, for a range use 4;5;6. Be explicit and keep with the
standard value separator.

On Sun, Aug 4, 2019 at 2:17 PM Andrew Harvey <andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> It could be cultural but I've always understood that the hyphen (-), ie.
> 1-3 would mean it covers 1, 2 and 3, while if you say 1;3 or 1,3 then it
> would cover 1 and 3 only, excluding two 2.
>
> So I think it depends, if you want a range use "-" if you don't want a
> range use a ";" or ",".
>
> I've tagged with isced:level many times and have commonly used a "-" to
> indicate a range, eg. 1-2.
>
> On Sun, 4 Aug 2019 at 19:29, Lanxana . <lanxanae at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi!
>> I would like to know how to indicate that a school offers several
>> educational levels. I've been seeing the isced: level tag, which is that I
>> think to use, but I have a question about how to separate multiple values.
>>
>> I have looked in taginfo and approximately in 15000 cases the semicolon
>> (;) is used, in 3000 the comma (,) and in 1000 cases the hyphen (-). It
>> would seem therefore that the general criteria is to use the semicolon.
>>
>> It really is that? Is there no risk of causing errors when converting
>> data to another format?
>>
>> Another option that I had valued, and of which I have not found use, is
>> to add the level in the label itself, thus being:
>>
>> isced: level: 1 = yes + isced: level: 2 = yes, for a center that offers
>> levels 1 and 2.
>>
>> What's your opinion?
>>
>> Thanks!
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