[Tagging] Tagging Cycle Route Relations vs. Ways

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Wed Nov 18 14:25:52 UTC 2020

On Wed, Nov 18, 2020 at 6:16 AM ael via Tagging <tagging at openstreetmap.org>

> Let's encourage people to use the source tag properly rather than cause
> further decay. Or come up with a better solution, which is definitely
> not a changeset comment.

source=* by itself on a way, relation or node is not useful.
source:keyname=* can help give hint on where something came from, but
ultimately, source=* works best as a changeset tag.  Every major editor
supports and encourages this.   The history browser in JOSM and osmcha.org
work well.
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