[OSM-talk] Tagging schema

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 11:06:22 BST 2009


2009/10/5 Egil Hjelmeland <privat at egil-hjelmeland.no>:
> Every key should be assigned a type (or class). Could be:
>
> - boolean
> - enumeration
> - numeric
> - string
> - free text.
>
> Boolean is yes/no. Editor tools should present a Boolean key as a checkbox.

there is IMHO no boolean values in OSM. Feel free to give counter
examples. Highways (I guess you're talking about ref-tag) aren't
enumerated either (they used to be dependant on national enumeration,
but nowadays there is even official refs like "SP ex SS 527").

cheers,
Martin




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