[Tagging] Query regarding seasonal tag combined for outdoor water fountains.

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Fri Jan 24 17:23:07 UTC 2020

Jan 24, 2020, 13:50 by pla16021 at gmail.com:

> On Fri, 24 Jan 2020 at 10:06, Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging <> tagging at openstreetmap.org> > wrote:
>> &&   Deleting a non-functioning fountain node, is discouraged
>> But in case of removed structure deletion
>> of node is encouraged.
> There are some (I'm one of them) who would say that if the fountain is likely to
> be remapped because there are many images of it on the web, then it is better
> to retain the node and apply a removed: lifecycle prefix to it (and possibly a
> note, explaining things).  Others will strongly disagree, saying that OSM
> doesn't map history and ignoring that this is actually a quality assurance
> mechanism.
Yes, it is acceptable and desirable as long as there is a real risk of mistaken remapping.

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