[OSM-talk] [tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC -(man_made=mineshaft)

Russ Nelson nelson at crynwr.com
Thu Oct 22 04:20:50 BST 2009

Gustav Foseid writes:
 > Is it a cafe? No. Should it be tagged as a cafe? No.

Clearly one could verify that the location seems to be a cafe.  Thus
this is not a question about whether it should be tagged, but instead
how it should be tagged as a former cafe.  May I suggest use of the
Nelson Algorithm for resolving this controvery?  Create
Tag:amenity=formercafe and edit Tag:amenity=cafe to point to
Tag:amnenity=formercafe ?

The fact that this discussion has mutated and blossomed tells me that
we've gotten away from documentable fact and gotten into the realm of

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