[OSM-talk] Keep Mapnik relevant

Thomas Wood grand.edgemaster at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 21:30:09 GMT 2009

2009/1/7 Matthias Julius <lists at julius-net.net>:
> If historic data is within the scope of OSM then it surely is not only
> of interest for railways.  Therefore a generic way of tagging should
> be used that can apply to any object.  Maybe removed=yes|<date>
> Matthias

But then we get into the messy situation of not being able to read off
a single tag to decide what type of feature something is.

Not all data clients are likely to implement a tag that means the
logical opposite of the existence of a feature.

Thomas Wood

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