[OSM-talk] Key:Destination Abbreviations

Colin Smale colin.smale at xs4all.nl
Sun Dec 18 23:48:55 UTC 2016

I believe the phrase is "tagging wrongly for the renderer" - we
constantly consider the users/consumers of the data when tagging, but it
is clearly frowned upon to "lie" in the tagging to get something to show
up in a particular way or otherwise to achieve a particular effect.
Whether tagging is "correct" or not depends entirely on your frame of
reference. The destination of a road can also be derived geometrically
by following the road to see where it leads, but that would not be at
all useful or appropriate to the navigation use case.


On 2016-12-19 00:12, Andy Mabbett wrote:

> On 18 December 2016 at 21:40, Edwin Smith <e.smith64 at ymail.com> wrote:
>> 1) Destination is for the use of the navigation program.
> That's a form of "tagging for the renderer".
> Besides, if you wan to record, literally, what's on a sign, use
> something like 'transcription='
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