[Tagging] RFC - Discourage railway=preserved
matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Sun Apr 11 22:06:35 UTC 2021
This seems to be a rather half-baked proposal.
We have already railway=narrow_gauge.
There is no good reason to tag preserved narrow
gauge with a different tag, just because someone
started tagging preserved railways in a weird way
long time ago.
Apr 11, 2021, 23:24 by sfkeller at gmail.com:
> So, if you want to differentiate construction aspects like
> "narrow-gauge" create a secondary tag (similar to cuisine which is a
> secondary tag to restaurants).
>  https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Namespace#Over-namespacing_and_Prefix-fooling
> Am Mi., 7. Apr. 2021 um 17:28 Uhr schrieb Kai Michael Poppe - OSM
> <osm at poppe.dev>:
>> Hey all,
>> In case you didn't see, I created a first experiment to fix that with just trying to create parity between both renderings - and I my test with the latest Geofabrik-PBF from DE-NDS (using hstore, no problems on that end), it worked ok (apart from the name not showing correctly): https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/pull/4361 - An example with old and new is shown.
>> On 07.04.2021 13:48, Jeroen Hoek wrote:
>> > On 07-04-2021 12:14, Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging wrote:
>> >> Note "Database layout change" part - right now this tag is not in a database
>> >> used for rendering :(
>> >> So it may require changing in database import definition and deployment will
>> >> be definitely delayed and/or more complicated.
>> >> Though it is also possible that OSM Carto has no need for yet another barely
>> >> distinguishable and unclear rendering difference, maybe railway=preserved
>> >> special rendering should be dropped?
>> > As Marc_marc also noted, I think you can just use the hstore tags column
>> > to filter on those (I know this works in my airfield rendering
>> > experiment), unless that is not an option because of performance. Do you
>> > know who we could ping in that Carto issue to answer that question?
>> > Dropping rendering is a choice that the Carto maintainers can make of
>> > course. I personally don't have a strong opinion either way (slightly
>> > preferring some form of differing rendering), just that rendering the
>> > old method but not the new method is undesirable at this point where the
>> > new method has superseded the old one.
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