[OSM-talk] STAGS?

80n 80n80n at gmail.com
Fri Aug 3 14:54:34 BST 2007

+1  for cOSMology

On 8/3/07, Andy Robinson <Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> Alex Mauer wrote:
> >Sent: 02 August 2007 10:32 PM
> >To: talk at openstreetmap.org
> >Subject: [OSM-talk] STAGS?
> >
> >It's been nearly three weeks now since SOTM happened and STAGS was first
> >described.  I have yet to see any description of how STAGS might
> >actually work in practice.
> >
> >Does anyone have any idea when a writeup on that topic might be
> >forthcoming?
> >
> I'm getting there slowly, but it takes time. Map Features took all of a
> day
> or so to draft up. This time it takes a bit longer ;-) partly because to
> keep it usable by all it needs to break down into the simplest of
> components
> and I've been around the houses on a few of these. Out on the bike while
> mapping is a great time to mull over and throw out ideas!
> Rather than just lay out the extended bare bones from my SOTM talk I'm
> propagating the base structure with the existing map features so that
> there
> is something to work with (ie test) from the outset. I could see that just
> a
> structure without a seeding wasn't really going to work that well in
> practice. I also wanted to have a usable set of tagging presets ready for
> JOSM too. These are more sophisticated than the basic ones that have
> floated
> around to date.
> I'll only be happy with the structure once I see how it impacts the way we
> are tagging now. But once I reach that point I'll get it on the wiki. Then
> it will need some help to add in some of the other ideas that are floating
> around, on routing and relationships for instance. We will also need to
> see
> how the rendering works, although the expectation is that the rules will
> come from the structure itself. ie I'm including rule-default capability
> within the structure.
> I will throw out a possible change in name though, I'm not planning to
> call
> it STAGS, rather I'd quite like to call the whole thing "cOSMology"
> Cheers
> Andy
> Andy Robinson
> Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk
> >Thanks
> >
> >-Alex Mauer
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