[Tagging] building=disused

Dave F davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Thu Jan 16 12:40:28 UTC 2020

Joseph says tagging usage should dictate OSM-carto:

> the community should make tagging decisions based on what works
> best for mappers and what makes logical sense, without worrying what a
> particular renderer will do.

But then ignores the more popular disused: prefix
> But this is not always sensible in the case of physical features like
> a disused man_made=water_tower -

And also misunderstands that disused:* /does/ represent current physical 

> the feature looks the same whether or
> not it is full of water, and general database/map users are interested
> in these features as orientations points in the landscape, not as part
> of the water supply network, so it's sensible to use
> man_made=water_tower + disused=yes.

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