[Talk-us] GNIS tag removal proposal

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Wed Aug 21 19:27:29 UTC 2013

> From: Serge Wroclawski [mailto:emacsen at gmail.com]
> Subject: Re: [Talk-us] GNIS tag removal proposal
> There was another, gnis:fcode, I believe, which people wanted preserved.
> My solution to this ambiguity is to explicitly list the tags to remove,
> rather than say "All gnis tags except X,Y ,Z"

Anything with gnis:fcode is probably not gnis, but badly-converted NHD.

The same applies with gnis:feature_type but that can be safely removed 
because it can be inferred from fcode.

Cleaning up badly imported NHD is a separate matter.

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