[Tagging] landcover dune or land form dune

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Mon Aug 26 10:36:54 UTC 2019




26 Aug 2019, 12:31 by 61sundowner at gmail.com:

> On 26/08/19 20:22, Mateusz Konieczny      wrote:
>
>>
>> 26 Aug 2019, 05:51 by >> joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com <mailto:joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>>> :
>>
>>> This also brings up the question: is it          appropriate to edit pages like
>>> this to mention the more common tags at the          top, e.g. natural=dune,
>>> natural=sand?
>>>
>> Yes. Especially in cases of tags that
>> are 
>>
>> - duplicates of far more used tags
>> - without support among any editors
>> - without real support among mappers
>> - without support among data consumers
>> - page was created without discussion
>>
>> In blatant cases like landcover=water
>> I would also add tag to list of
>> deprecated or at least deprecated status
>> and add note strongly encouraging using one of        standard tags.
>>
>>>
>>> Oftenother editors are unhappy when
>>>
>>>
>> Are they also offering some
>> sort of argument against doing this?
>>
>
> In some cases, yes there are points in favour of the less frequently    used key/tag.
>  
>  landuse=grass anyone? 
>
Obviously in case that already had deep
and long discussion we can base on
arguments presented there.

Just that in case of obvious cases
it is not necessary to have discussion
as large as one for landcover=grass to
improve the wiki page with note about the
situation.
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