[OSM-talk] SteveC should decide

Chris Jones rollercow at sucs.org
Thu Oct 1 11:00:30 BST 2009

Russ Nelson wrote:
> I'm tired of this silly true/false 1/0 yes/no up/down left/right
> in/out fore/aft port/starboard debate/debacle.  It's trivial, it's
> stupid, we could just as easily toss a coin as engage in any rational
> debate about how binary values should be expressed.
> This is just wrong.  If SteveC says that "mountain=green" means that
> first there is a mountain, and that "mountain=blue" means there is no
> mountain, then damnit, we should do it that way.
Don't debate then!

Accept there's more than one true path to tagging enlightenment and get 
on with it!

Just build yourself a list of equivalent k=v pairs and use that when you 
pre-process to normalise data for your application.

Chris Jones, SUCS Admin

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