[OSM-talk] SteveC should decide

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 3 05:15:42 BST 2009


2009/10/3 Jeremy Adams <milenko at king-nerd.com>:
> I'm just a regular old mapper, but it's my humble opinion that the data in
> the database must be consistent across the whole database.  If different
> regions want to use the map for different purposes, display different tags,
> etc then they can apply their localization when they create their map.
> Otherwise there's no way for applications (routing and otherwise) to know
> how to work across the whole globe.

+1

> This also allows me or anyone else to use and/or edit data anywhere in the
> world without having to know 1500+ different local tagging schemes.

At this stage without intervention that's exactly where things are
headed, and even encouraged by some.




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