[OSM-talk] old "class" tag - what were the values?

Nick Whitelegg nick at hogweed.org
Thu Aug 9 11:39:11 BST 2007

On Thursday 09 Aug 2007 09:20, Andy Robinson wrote:
> Franc Carter wrote:
> >Sent: 09 August 2007 1:08 AM
> >To: Frederik Ramm
> >Cc: Talk Openstreetmap
> >Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] old "class" tag - what were the values?
> >
> >
> >And on a related note, should these be removed ? I've seen a couple
> >of instances of ways with both a highway and a class tag.
> I've always argued the case that tags, regardless of what they are, should
> generally not be deleted as they might be used by someone for some purpose.
> Just because there is a highway=foo tag as well as a class=highway does not
> make the latter incorrect, it's just another tag describing the object.

Indeed.. I actually tagged a small memorial stone in the middle of a field as 
a "class=memorial" the other day as a stop gap until I look it up :-)


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