[OSM-talk] Key:smoothness

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Sun Feb 1 16:16:55 GMT 2009


On 1 Feb 2009, at 14:43, sylvain letuffe wrote:
>
>
> That tag is now used 50000 times in europe, for the simple reason  
> that it was
> found usefull by people.
>

Smoothness is used 2356 times according to tagwatch at:
http://tagwatch.stoecker.eu/Europe/En/tags.html

> It is crazy to base a tag's quality to it's number of use withing  
> it's first
> month of existence.
>
> amenity=bench is used 10 times in europe, while in map features,  
> does that
> mean it's a bad tag ? Do I need to comment on it saying it's a bad  
> tag to
> scare people's usage of it ?

I have entered more than 10 benches! According to tagwatch there are  
8433 benches in Europe.
http://tagwatch.stoecker.eu/Europe/En/ignored_amenity.html

Shaun






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