[Tagging] Strange tags

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Tue Oct 1 14:25:26 UTC 2019

Am Di., 1. Okt. 2019 um 16:16 Uhr schrieb Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com>:

> Whether we have a relation `type=group name=Munros` or whether we have
>> a tag: `hillbagging:munro=yes` (and yes, I agree that if we go the
>> latter route, a namespace is a good idea) is something to which I'm
>> largely indifferent. I'm weakly inclined to the latter (despite what I
>> said in an earlier post) only because of the technological problems of
>> maintaining a relation that spans a broad geographic area.
> Ah, I'd forgotten about the problem with editors.  Unless I've missed
> something,
> it's incredibly difficult to add geographically-dispersed members of a
> relation
> using iD.  So namespacing gets my vote.

I'm also in favor of tags, because with relations you would have to find
the relation to add a new member, which is not very practical for dispersed
objects in any editor. More specific keys (call it namespacing) are better
for context and conflict prevention, +1

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