[OSM-talk] SteveC should decide

Dave Stubbs osm.list at randomjunk.co.uk
Thu Oct 1 13:56:57 BST 2009

>> 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.
> When it prevents flickr etc from displaying properly then I don't see it
> as trivial

It isn't stopping flickr doing anything. They don't even look at any
binary tags according to their blog post.

>> 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.
> Oh my Lord, you've completely missed the point.
> In relation to the boolean problem OSM is saying that blue & green are
> the *same* thing.

no, just blue/#0000ff/rgb(0f,0f,1f) are the same thing


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