[Talk-GB] [Fwd: Re: Conflicting tagging of london undergound stations]

Mark Williams mark.666 at blueyonder.co.uk
Fri Sep 21 08:17:19 BST 2007

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Subject: 	Re: [Talk-GB] Conflicting tagging of london undergound stations
Date: 	Fri, 21 Sep 2007 08:14:50 +0100
From: 	Mark Williams <mark.666 at blueyonder.co.uk>
To: 	Nick Black <nickblack1 at gmail.com>
References: 	<223020e60709190740k740fe615oc559f8e458ab6cb1 at mail.gmail.com>

Nick Black wrote:
> There seems to be no agreed way to tag the London Underground, 
> resulting in:
> http://openstreetmap.org/api/0.4/way/4008385
> &
> http://openstreetmap.org/api/0.4/way/4008533
> If I change all occurrences of tube= to line= , is this going to ruin 
> anyone's day?  We could then additionally add something like this to 
> identify London Underground stations:
> <tag k="created_by" v="JOSM"/>
> <tag k="source" v="NPE"/>
> <tag k="railway" v="rail"/>
> <tag k="line" v="Metropolitan">
> <tag k="network" v="London_Underground">
> My thinking here is that k='line' is generic/international and can 
> equally be applied to other rail networks.  How does this sound?
Go for it!


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