[Tagging] converted_by : discardable ?

Brian M. Sperlongano zelonewolf at gmail.com
Tue Jan 26 16:38:31 UTC 2021


If it is both useless and causing confusion, why not a mechanical edit to
remove the last remaining instances of this tag?

On Tue, Jan 26, 2021, 11:15 AM Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging <
tagging at openstreetmap.org> wrote:

> I created
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:converted_by
> to document it as pointless
>
>
> Jan 5, 2021, 14:43 by marc_marc at mailo.com:
>
> Hello,
>
> I some many occurrences [1] of this undocumented tag
> it's seem to be about the name of the tools used
> to produce datas.
> like created_by, I have the feeling that this tag
> may be useful as a changeset tag, but should be
> discardable as tag on object.
> before opening tickets in some(s) editor(s),
> I request your feeling about it
>
> [1] https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/converted_by
> ex https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/16001517
>
> Regards,
> Marc
>
>
>
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