[OSM-talk] Tagging OSM objects with UUIDs
dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Jun 7 11:00:21 BST 2010
2010/6/7 Peter Körner <osm-lists at mazdermind.de>:
> John Smith schrieb:
> > Currently I've been making a proposal for OSM to adopt an UUID tagging
> > scheme so that third parties wishing to directly refer to OSM objects
> > can do so without the current problems of using internal database
> > reference IDs vanishing in future.
> I don't think that your uuid-tags will be more stable either
I think they do improve the situation - at least the mapper sees that
there is an external reference clued to a certain object.
- they are
> subject to thousands of editors that will sometimes delete tags they
> don't know or that won't take over those tags to the ways when they
> create polys for them.
that's both not acceptable IMHO, espescially deleting tags the editor
doesn't know of is completely contradictory to the OSM principle of
free form tagging.
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