[OSM-talk] Proposed mechanical edit - elimination of osmarender:nameDirection - blatant tagging for the renderer

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri Mar 15 20:51:13 UTC 2019


Am Fr., 15. März 2019 um 21:27 Uhr schrieb Mateusz Konieczny <
matkoniecz at tutanota.com>:

> Because it is especially broken and confusing - and promotes tagging for
> renderer.
>



this is not a case of "tagging for the renderer" as it is usually referred
to (using a tag differently from what it was intended to obtain a certain
result in rendering).
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tagging_for_the_renderer

By the way, there once was a "osmarender"-subtag for curved roads (should
the way be "bezier-treated"), which sounded like a rendering hint, but
actually could be seen as descriptive data (stating whether the way
geometry is approximating a curve or is actually "stepped"). Looks as if it
has been completely "cleaned up".

Cheers,
Martin
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