[OSM-talk] oneway yes or true

Nic Roets nroets at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 14:58:15 GMT 2009


On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 4:40 PM, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net> wrote:

> A good general principle: we should always optimise for ease of mapping.

Yes Richard, but some things are best done in the editors. It's much
easier for editors to highlight obvious mistakes, than it is for every
single tool out there to support every possible spelling.


> If we produce a wonderful world map but developers have to jump through a
> few hoops to use it, a) we have a wonderful world map, therefore b) people
> will - and are doing - produce the tools that jump through the hoops.
>
> If we make it unnecessarily complicated to add data (and that includes using
> jargon words like "true" when "yes" is obvious) then we don't get the
> mappers, so we don't get the wonderful world map.
>
> cheers
> Richard
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