[Tagging] A modest proposal to increase the usefulness of the tagging list
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Sun Jun 2 12:45:20 UTC 2019
On Sun, 2 Jun 2019 at 13:39, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
> On 6/2/19 13:17, Christoph Hormann wrote:
> > Note there have been in the past opinions that documenting a new tag
> > without creating a proposal is not desirable
> That is also my opinion, however, I don't see anything wrong with
> someone just "trying out" a tag in the "any tags you like" spirit
> without documenting it. (Or, if desperately needed, documenting it only
> on their private user page.)
I have come to the conclusion (possibly a wrong conclusion) that this list
enforcement but about advice. The spirit of OSM is that you CAN create any
tag you want.
However, discussing it here and then making a proposal (that is approved)
more likely to create a tag that isn't problematic in some way.
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