[Tagging] Wiki: Chinese road names

Jeroen Hoek mail at jeroenhoek.nl
Fri May 14 06:28:59 UTC 2021

On 13-05-2021 23:45, Minh Nguyen wrote:
> Is this the same user who suggested deprecating population=* in favor of
> china_population=*?

Looks like the same user. I hope someone with Chinese language skills
can reach out to them, because this has all the makings of a
well-meaning individual establishing dubious de facto mapping practices
on their own for a single (huge) country.

china_population=* is a way to fix a rendering problem without having to
get in touch with Carto or working with others at all. Convenient, but
ultimately harmful to the global database. Filling population=* with
values designed to trigger render behaviour is not in line with OSM's

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