[Tagging] Rethinking Map Features

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 10 23:46:28 UTC 2019

On Thu, 11 Jul 2019 at 08:20, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:

> With the above additional qualification to de facto, 'In use' becomes a
> frequently used tag without any criticism.
> The difference between the two is historical, before or after the adoption
> of the approval process.
> It distinguishes between those tags that could not have been through the
> approval process and those that could but were not.

So how do we go with creating a page for a tag that is "in use" but has
apparently never been discussed?

Last week, I asked about a Christmas shop, thinking about tagging it as
shop=party, but it was pointed out that shop=christmas has actually been
used 14 times, but apparently has never been discussed anywhere?

Does that make it "in use" / "de facto"?

Am I OK to just create a page for shop=christmas, so other people know it
exists, or should it go through the full RFC / voting procedure to be


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