[Talk-us] Highway Tagging Consensus to Improve OSM (and address some of 41 latitude's concerns)

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 15 21:32:57 BST 2010

On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 4:20 PM, Kate Chapman <kate at maploser.com> wrote:
> There are some people where IRC is a higher barrier to entry than a
> phone call.  All that aside though I think key is just to have some
> level of consensus and then have the information available in a clear
> place.
> New people don't care about arguing about tags, they just want to know
> how to map.  By making that easier and having standards documented in
> a clear way they will.

This is how we get stuff like culvert=yes, where the Dutch talked it
over and started tagging without realizing that it's ambiguous: does
it refer to the object on top of or underneath the culvert?

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