[OSM-talk] Use of Key:* as wiki web page titles

Richard Z. ricoz.osm at gmail.com
Sun Mar 9 11:28:37 UTC 2014

On Sun, Mar 09, 2014 at 11:11:35AM +0000, Dave F. wrote:
> Hi
> Prompted by the discussion on the Layer tag I've just noticed
> there's two separate pages for it: 'Layer' & 'Key:Layer'
> What's the reason for the 'Key:' prefix? IMO it can only lead to
> confusion. Haven't checked all, but Landuse & Natural each have
> separate entries in the wiki.

Key:* is the documetation of a specific key, linked to for example 
by {{key|layer}}, other names are just names someone invented.

Sometimes it is useful to have a page like waterway with an overview
of related pages.. but may be still confusing at the same time.


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