[Tagging] Mismatched tag status

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Tue Jun 11 07:24:20 UTC 2019


11 Jun 2019, 01:41 by pla16021 at gmail.com:

> Here's the thing.  In terms of OSM statuses, "de facto" means that the tag is in use. 
>
"de facto" means rather "in wide use, considered as standard tagging scheme for this feature,
widely accepted/used/supported where relevant"

"in use" means "some people are using it but not widely"

For example highway=motorway is clearly "de facto", while building=religious is "in use".
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