[OSM-talk] Flickr Now Supports OSM Tags
davefox at madasafish.com
Sat Oct 3 16:10:15 BST 2009
Dave Stubbs wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 12:58 AM, Dave F. <davefox at madasafish.com> wrote:
>> Richard Fairhurst wrote:
>>> Elizabeth Dodd wrote:
>>>> For starters if the maintainers of JOSM Potlatch and Merkaartor encouraged
>>>> the use of yes/no it would be a way forward.
>>> Potlatch does indeed have 'yes' (rather than 'true' or '1') in its presets
>>> and autocomplete.
>> Will v2.0 disallow user input altogether & be completely based on 'click
>> to select' presets?
> Not a chance in hell.
> Click "Advanced" at the bottom of the tags section. Oh yes, raw tag
> entry FTW! for when you damn well know the editor is wrong.
> Plus the "presets" (they're not really presets now, but property
> editors) are completely configurable, and (once I put the pref box
> in) swappable at run time.
> Oh, and the oneway preset i currently have happily recognises
> 1=true=yes/0=false=no/reverse=-1. It's only when you set it that it
> will standardise to yes/no/-1.
>  http://trac.openstreetmap.org/browser/applications/editors/potlatch2/resources/map_features.xml
1. Would putting a flag on the raw tag be useful, allowing them to be
easily verified so they conform to the wiki set of tags?
2. When it's rolled out will there be an XML file per editor, which is
stored on their computer or one for everybody?
3. Could you explain what a property editor is compared to a preset?
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