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

David Fawcett david.fawcett at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 03:09:35 BST 2010


On Oct 19, 2010, at 8:03 PM, "Mike N." <niceman at att.net> wrote:

>> That's not what I'm trying to do, because I don't see the point in
>> trying to do that.  There are much better places for me to get maps in
>> the present.  OSM, to me at least, is about the data, and how it can
>> be used in the future.  Especially in the United States.
> Keep in mind that there are already people using US OSM data in real applications.    By all means, let's move forward, but not burn consumers by removing ref* or name* tags to force them to change.   Otherwise we will just be laboring like monks to produce a mountain of pure XML that no one cares about because it's to difficult to catch a moving specification that has no concern for compatibility.
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