[OSM-talk] Structurizing key names (was: API 0.3 - Map call)

Immanuel Scholz immanuel.scholz at gmx.de
Wed Mar 15 16:06:39 GMT 2006


> My preferred way is to namespace the tags I'm interested in so that they
> don't conflict with those created by other users.  For example, I have
> marked up part of the Portes du Soleil ski area using keys like
> "opm:liftType", "opm:difficulty", etc.

Remembers me of mediawiki, which started with just "pages" with any name.

Then special pages as "user:xxx" or "help:yyy" was added and finally some
hierarchy has been established by either using "foo/bar" or "foo (bar)"
for any "bar that belongs to foo".  ;-)

Ciao, Imi.

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