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

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Tue Jul 30 00:55:15 UTC 2019

On 30/07/19 02:55, Dave F via Tagging wrote:
> 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.

That is a problem with that particular render. It is not a tagging problem.

If that particular render failed to display some other feature .. would 
mappers then resort to tagging it some other way so it renders on that 
particular render???

It appears that in order to get mappers to use the correct tagging one 
particular render has to stop showing the 'obsolete' and 'depreciated' tags.
Similarly for incorrect mapping of relations with shared ways etc etc.

Mean while I am using tags that simply don't render on that particular 
render .. because they are the absolutely correct tags to use for those 
I think too many are 'tagging for one renderer'.

> Davef
> 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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