[OSM-talk] Mechanical Edit?

Mike Thompson miketho16 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 25 21:12:03 UTC 2021

On Sun, Jul 25, 2021 at 3:02 PM Casper Kersten <casperkersten1 at gmail.com>

> 3) I would be ok with the changesets here if they had been discussed with
>> the community and documented ahead of time, although during the discussion
>> I would have pushed for smaller bounding boxes, which is entirely possible
>> with the type of changes we are talking about.
> The documentation is already on the Wiki. These tags are already marked as
> deprecated and there is a clear and unambiguous alternative for them.
> Rather than replacing these tags locally over many years and still missing
> most of them, I chose to update them systematically to save other mappers
> the effort of checking buildings individually for outdated tags and to save
> data users the effort of having to consider two or three tags that mean the
> exact same thing. You're very welcome.
You must document *your* *plan* for making the changes, which you didn't do
prior to making the edits (correct me if I am wrong, and provide a link).
The fact that these tags are deprecated, and that is documented, can (and
probably should) be cited by your plan, but that documentation is not a
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