[Tagging] Are disused=yes and abandoned=yes deprecated by disused:key=value & abandoned:key=value?

Dave F davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Mon Jul 29 16:55:51 UTC 2019

I believe the main reason isn't (& probably shouldn't) deprecated is 
that it allows entities which are unused but still physically there, to 
be rendered. disused:*=* aren't rendered on the 'standard' render.


On 29/07/2019 07:23, Joseph Eisenberg wrote:
> I was going to fix the status of abandoned=yes which is currently
> incorrectly listed as "obsolete". I thought it was probably
> deprecated, since the wiki page was deleted when Key:abandoned:*
> (namespaced) was made in 2015, but it's still used 40,000 times.
> The key disused (mainly disused=yes) is also used 60,000 times, even
> though the situation is the same: no wiki page, and the Key:disused:
> page suggests it is deprecated.
> Should these two be added to deprecated features, or should I recreate
> the deleted pages and change the status to something other than
> obsolete/deprecated?
> I see that there was just a mention added that landuse=quarry plus
> disused=yes might be more sensible than disused:landuse=quarry.
> Joseph
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