[OSM-talk] Syntactic conventions for tags
Andrew Chadwick (mailing lists)
andrewc-email-lists at piffle.org
Thu Jan 1 23:01:48 GMT 2009
People often ask what the various colons, underscores, semicolons and
whatnot mean within a tag. The answer is that there are no guidelines,
silly; just do what you want! But doesn't mean that de-facto conventions
haven't evolved over time anyway, so I've had a go at documenting them.
Could someone please review and let me know if I've missed anything
important? Better examples would be useful too.
Thanks. I bet you're all doing something completely different.
(Actually, I like the colon syntax a lot. Wonder if it's worth
formalising that a bit more, saying that either order matters, or order
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