[OSM-talk] Tag frequencies

Guilhem Bonnefille guilhem.bonnefille at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 10:32:49 BST 2007

On 7/9/07, Sebastian Spaeth <Sebastian at sspaeth.de> wrote:
> I whipped up a quick tag frequency counter to find out which tags are
> really used. The results based on the latest planet are here, in case
> you want to have a quick glance at them:
> http://sspaeth.de/~spaetz/frequency_070704.txt
> (the script is in the same dir). It's sorted least to most popular....
> I plan to extent this one, to actually show whether they are part of a
> node or a way. Plus I want to show a histogram of the top key values for
> each tag. This way people can see from real world examples what is being
> used.
> I know tons of people must have done that already, it is really just an
> exercise to get my python foo back in shape.

I think we have to use it in order to find errors. Some of them can be
corrected by a bot (for example, I see "aminety" instead of
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