[OSM-talk] amenity=doctor or amenity=doctors ? & other duplicate tags [tagging]

Dave Stubbs osm.list at randomjunk.co.uk
Tue Feb 24 13:51:43 GMT 2009


>> I'd document both
>> for a while,
>
> ha ? then why ? If we don't start by a little effort of at least stopping to
> mentionned them, we will never go forward, don't you think ?

Document rather than recommend. The point being that if someone is
asking the question, "what is amenity=doctor?" they should be able to
find out without guessing.

>
>> specifying a preference, introduce the changes to
>> validators early and people can change as they find things, and you
>> can remove the duplicate handling and extra docs when the number as
>> reduced to a "low" level.
>
> I would do that too, but not in the same order.


I'm aiming for minimal breakage, rather than fastest switch.

Dave




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