[Tagging] Trailhead tagging

Peter Elderson pelderson at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 13:41:02 UTC 2019

To me, coming up with a tag specific ony to this localised series of
trailheads is not right.

Again, this argument is not relevant for the issue of basic trailhead

Op vr 11 jan. 2019 om 13:58 schreef Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com>:

> On Fri, 11 Jan 2019 at 07:45, Peter Elderson <pelderson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Analogy is not right. Not tagging all trailheads with this wikipedia
>> reference, just the specific limited set fitting this specific concept
>> described on the wikipedia page.
> Why would you do this?  People keep making analogies to point out to you
> that this is not a
> sensible thing to do.  And you agree that it is not sensible to link every
> footpath to a wikipedia
> page explaining what a footpath is.  You agree that is it not sensible to
> link every bridleway to
> a wikipedia entry explaining what a bridleway is.  You agree that it is
> not sensible to link every
> church to a wikipedia page explaining what a church is.  The rest of us
> think that, for the same
> reasons, it is not sensible to link every TOP to a wikipedia explaining
> what a TOP is.
> All you actually need is some form of tag for a TOP.  That way, if it's
> implemented properly, when
> people use the query tool on the node (which they'd have to do anyway if
> you persuaded the rest
> of us to agree with your idea of tagging TOPs with a wikipedia entry),
> they see a list of tags for
> the node.  Clickable tags and values, which lead to the relevant OSM wiki
> page defining what the
> value means.
> Coming up with a tag for TOPs is the right way to do it.  Adding the
> *same* wikipedia tag to every
> TOP, as you want to do, is the wrong way to do it.
> --
> Paul
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