[Tagging] Deprecation of non-approved values for diplomatic=?

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Fri Jun 14 11:38:28 UTC 2019


By "deprecated" this is what I mean: should the wiki pages be changed
to make it clear that diplomatic=honorary_consulate is no longer
preferred, and could be changed to diplomatic=consulate +
consulate=honorary_consulate ?

On 6/14/19, Lionel Giard <lionel.giard at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think that the only deprecated tag in the accepted proposal is
> "amenity=embassy" (which is indicated on the wiki page too).
> The wrong diplomatic value are just what old tagging scheme lead to. It
> doesn't need to be deprecated to me as it never existed officially (i
> think) - and it will probably be fixed at some point in the future when
> contributor update the embassy/consulate/...
> The only action i would take is to *add the note on the wiki page of
> "diplomatic=*" for each of the "non-approved" value*, where we specifically
> tell what is the new approved *sub-tag* (so people know that there is an
> alternative). Like for "diplomatic=honorary_consulate", note in the
> description that it could be tagged as "diplomatic=consulate" +
> "consulate=honorary_consul" with the new tagging scheme.
> Regards,
> Le ven. 14 juin 2019 à 12:32, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> a écrit :
>> Hi,
>> in general, I try to avoid marking anything as deprecated. I think the
>> term only gives people wrong ideas. If anything, try to find wording
>> that says "today, most mappers prefer the X tag", but don't say "this
>> tag is deprecated" except in very clear circumstances, where an
>> overwhelming majority has actually decided that this tag should be
>> listed as "deprecated".
>> Claiming something is "deprecated" should never be a silent side-effect
>> of some other vote.
>> Bye
>> Frederik
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