[Tagging] extend unsigned to describe "no info on the ground" for a key

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Jul 3 13:53:20 UTC 2019

Am Mi., 3. Juli 2019 um 15:48 Uhr schrieb marc marc <
marc_marc_irc at hotmail.com>:

> Le 13.06.19 à 15:15, Tobias Zwick a écrit :
> > it semantically refers to the <...> key
> it is a problem common to many keys but there is no overall coherence.
> extend unsigned used for name with unsigned=<name of the key>
> is easy to make a link betweeen the key and "no info on the ground".
> it avoids:
> - using funny no*=yes
> - namespaces without any coherence between usecase
> - to be generalizable : any key can be filled in this way without having
> to discuss the value of the key or without having to code a difference
> rule in the tools that can benefit from it (I think for example of
> streetcomplete)

"unsigned" means there is no sign on the ground, this would not avoid
noname=yes or nohousenumber=yes because they state there is no name or
housenumber, not that it isn't signed.

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