[OSM-talk] Flickr Now Supports OSM Tags

Dave F. davefox at madasafish.com
Thu Oct 1 03:02:57 BST 2009

Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> yes/no true/false 1/0 are neither duplicates nor irrelevant, they're
> simply two ways to express the same thing (not too good).
Surely that's duplication?
The meanings of the three items are identical.

>  There is more or less an agreement on yes/no 
Therefore making the other options irrelevant.
> (still we need -1 e.g. for
> oneways) (at least I remember such  from talk-de, the reason was that
> they're easiest to understand also to non-programmers), but for
> ideologic reasons (computer scientists) there is still a true/false
> fraction between us ;-), that's why those possibilities are kept.
> Personally I don't think it would bring us substancially forward to
> get rid of it, even if it is somehow strange there are so many
> possibilities for the same thing.
> Martin

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