[OSM-talk] Potential problems moving/depreciating map features tags.

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Mon Jul 16 13:53:20 BST 2007

In message <EE3FFAA2-BB27-4AFA-A6D6-DF8CA1D48E5B at remote.org>
          Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:

> > Yes, changing tags is much more work than chaning the wiki page,
> > that's
> > for sure.
> I can change all 16,255 "highway=cycleway" tags to "fredwashere=yes"
> within two or three hours if the API works well. It's really just a
> few lines of code. If everyone agrees that "fredwashere=yes" is
> better than "highway=cycleway", then it can be done quite easily. It
> can also be done on a regular basis as long as people are still
> adding new ways with the outdated tags.

Bet I can do it even quicker ;-) Well for ways at least - nodes and
segments are a bit harder.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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