[Tagging] building=disused

Peter Elderson pelderson at gmail.com
Wed Jan 15 21:58:43 UTC 2020


Peter Elderson

Op wo 15 jan. 2020 om 22:54 schreef Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com>:

> On Wed, 15 Jan 2020 at 21:17, Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at tutanota.com>
> wrote:
> I would not consider disused=yes to be
>> deprecated for physical objects like
>> building, adits, quarries etc.
> The wiki for the disused prefix has been amended since the last time this
> came
> up, and a long way down the page, after several mentions that disused=yes
> should
> not be used, it concedes that disused=yes could be used on those objects.
> I would
> suggest that explanation should be expanded to include all physical
> objects and those
> exceptions given the first time disused=yes is mentioned.
> OSM Carto will handle such objects,
>> without checking whatever tag disused=yes is set.
> English usage of modal verbs has subtle differences from other Germanic
> languages,
> particularly with respect to "will."  OSM carto does currently ignore
> disused=yes.
> Are you telling me that it is guaranteed, by the core developers, that it
> always
> will ignore disused=yes (or, at most, render slightly differently)?  If
> OSM carto
> core developers can give that guarantee then we can amend the wiki
> accordingly,
> describing when it is appropriate to use disused;key=value and when to add
> disused=yes and what the effects of those two approaches will be on
> standard
> carto.
> If we have that guarantee, and document it, there's a chance other cartos
> will
> adopt the same approach.  Otherwise all we can do is document that it works
> that way on standard carto today, but there is no guarantee that it will
> work
> in the future.
> --
> Paul
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