[Tagging] Merging tagging scheme on wiki pages of Hiking, route=hiking, route=foot and Walking routes

s8evq s8evq at runbox.com
Tue Aug 13 19:37:03 UTC 2019


True, that's something that could be added to the tagging scheme. For example "route=foot|hiking" explaining the difference in de explanation column.

On Tue, 13 Aug 2019 11:07:56 -0400, Kevin Kenny <kevin.b.kenny at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm all for harmonizing, as well - but let's bear in mind that in some
> places, a 'walking' route and a 'hiking' route may be distinct
> concepts, partly in terms of accessibility. If a walking route can be
> managed by Grandpa with his cane and two-year-old granddaughter in
> tow, that's hardly what an American would call 'hiking'!
> 
> But we surely don't need four inconsistent classifications!
> 
> On Tue, Aug 13, 2019 at 7:08 AM Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 13/08/19 19:12, Peter Elderson wrote:
> >
> > I am all for harmonizing the wiki pages about walking routes.
> >
> > +1
> >
> > When that is done, I would like to do the Dutch translation and discuss the tagging scheme.
> >
> > Vr gr Peter Elderson
> >
> >
> > Op di 13 aug. 2019 om 10:52 schreef s8evq <s8evq at runbox.com>:
> >>
> >> Hello everyone,
> >>
> >> On the discussion page of the wiki entry Hiking (https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Hiking#Synchronize_wiki_page_Hiking.2C_Walking_Routes.2C_route.3Dhiking_and_route.3Dfoot_on_tagging_scheme.) I have started a topic, but with little response so far. That's why I come here, before proceeding.
> >>
> >>
> >> Currently, there are four tagging scheme tables describing how walking (or hiking) routes should be tagged.
> >> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Hiking
> >> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Walking_Routes
> >> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:route%3Dhiking
> >> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:route%3Dfoot
> >>
> >> Would it not be easier and more clear if we just keep one, and add a link to it in the others?
> >>
> >> Last month, I already started harmonizing these four tagging scheme tables. I changed the order, added some missing tags, adjusted the explanation etc... In my view, I only had to do minor edits. For those interested, here are my edits:
> >>
> >> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Hiking&type=revision&diff=1878387&oldid=1873054
> >> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Walking_Routes&type=revision&diff=1881156&oldid=1879580
> >> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Tag%3Aroute%3Dhiking&type=revision&diff=1878383&oldid=1853636
> >> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Tag%3Aroute%3Dfoot&type=revision&diff=1878384&oldid=1853797
> >>
> >> So these four tagging scheme tables are now almost 100% the same.
> >>
> >>
> >> My idea was to keep the tagging scheme table on one of the wiki pages, and put a link to it on the three other pages. I would like to have broader support before going further.
> >>
> >>
> >> Of course, we can discuss about the content of the tagging scheme. But that's irrelevant to my question about the organization of the wiki page.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
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