[OSM-talk] note= vs note=

Richard Fairhurst richard at systemeD.net
Tue Jul 31 15:56:08 BST 2007


Mike Collinson wrote:

> A description= tag was recently voted through to address this   
> problem with older data.
>
> note=  Some note to self or fellow mappers
> description=   Text meant to be potentially viewable to the end user  
>  - such as a search system or a map with pop-ups

Excellent, thanks - that makes a lot of sense. How did I miss that?

<searches wiki>

Five minutes later... ok, it's linked from the Approved Features page  
before. That's really counter-intuitive - all that stuff should be on  
Map Features. I know, it's a wiki, I can fix it. :)

cheers
Richard





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