[OSM-talk] SteveC should decide

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 15:38:23 BST 2009

2009/10/2 Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) <ajrlists at googlemail.com>:
> So I agree with Matt. To me its not the tags that need controls it’s the
> process by which we select them. Mostly I guess tags (as the originator of
> Map Features I can remember most of the basics and have a good idea, my
> personal idea, of how to build up tags beyond that. Now, if I guess and had
> some tool tell me that my guess was close to some other tags (A top 10 list
> if you like) I might choose differently. That would be better than
> guesswork, but still allow the freeform tagging that permits me to get stuff
> mapped quickly. I don’t have time to read the manual!


At present JOSM only gives you an alphabetically sorted list of tags
based on the area loaded, if this was a top 10 list from a much wider
area that would be immensely more useful.

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