[Tagging] How to tag a narrow cul de sac without turning possibility

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Fri Mar 26 05:06:04 UTC 2021

I know that the wiki has these contradicting roles.
My point was that such a major redefinition (from being a minor back lane
in a typical US town to describing also main but narrow roads in a medieval
town in Europe, out of the blue, is very unusual.

On Thu, 25 Mar 2021, 19:53 Paul Johnson, <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 24, 2021 at 7:25 AM Volker Schmidt <voschix at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Please note that the Wiki page for Alley has been changed completely both
>> in appearance and in contents, including the very definition of the tag on
>> 20 February 2021 by user Ftrebien
>> <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Ftrebien>
>> I do not remember to have seen a discussion of this re-definition.
> Link to the versions in question?
> Also be aware the wiki should be documenting how people actually map, not
> define how people must map.  Failing to understand this assumption, the
> wiki often doesn't reflect reality thanks to a few folks who push back on
> the smallest of changes even when it is to include and document actual
> reality into the wiki.  It's a borderline useless resource that should be
> treated with a grain of salt at this point.
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