[OSM-talk] SteveC should decide

Peter Childs pchilds at bcs.org
Thu Oct 1 15:05:13 BST 2009

2009/10/1 Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 3:32 PM, Peter Childs <pchilds at bcs.org> wrote:
>> The problem with this is that things are never that black and white
>> there are aways shades of Grey. Simple Parsing might be quite happy
>> with Yes/No or True/False, but 2 might mean something different to 1
>> while both can be inferred to mean yes.
>> Peter
> Yes, I forgot to mention something that was obvious for me. The value
> should be checked against his key. A maxspeed=1 or width=1 or layer=0
> is of course possible (although not always sensible). But I'm not the
> one who will write such bot, I was just asking if this would be well
> considered or if it just a bad idea.
> Pieren

My Fault bad example....

its more Yes/No/Tuesdays, (Tuesday meaning Yes But only on a Tuesday)
which I guess in most cases should be in another tag, But the number
of times I've met -1 to mean True and then find a place where -1 is
False is not as small as you think. (Says he a Programmer)


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