Occasionally, I need to use the fixme tag twice. For example, to request re-surveying and improvement of the tag itself (if a good tag wasn't yet found). Example: http://osm.org/go/0t2HneGMh?m=. I see that if I add a second fixme tag, it is named fixme_1 and I am not sure it is then considered a fixme. How should I do it?

asked 31 Aug '14, 10:43

Kotya's gravatar image

Kotya
546192436
accept rate: 0%

edited 08 Oct '14, 08:00


Personally, since "fixme" tags are intended to be used by mappers, so I'd stick all the text in one "fixme" tag.

However, taginfo does find > 1000 examples of "fixme2", but they seem to be as a result of one import in Poland. You could maybe also try something in the style of "FIXME:nsl" (to say that a particular tag needs refining (though again, that particular example was just one user performing a large mechanical edit in the UK).

permanent link

answered 31 Aug '14, 11:04

SomeoneElse's gravatar image

SomeoneElse ♦
29.9k62310692
accept rate: 15%

Or maybe use both fixme and FIXME

(31 Aug '14, 11:05) EdLoach ♦

@EdLoach: I think, the mixed case solution is rather a workaround. I am looking for a solution.

(31 Aug '14, 12:54) Kotya

As for sticking all content in one value, I would agree it makes sense, but I am just afraid the user may see the beginning of the line only (say, "resurvey"), do exactly that and delete the tag. In general, is there any consensus about using multiple values for fixme?

(31 Aug '14, 12:55) Kotya

Hi Kotya, you named the tap 'Water tap', is there actually a name sign with it on the tap ? If not don’t ad a name to a subject. http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Names You doubt about the position, how do you know it’s there ? Did you read http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity%3Ddrinking_water and the man made http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Man_made about water ? Ans yes there's no tag for yet.

permanent link

answered 31 Aug '14, 11:37

Hendrikklaas's gravatar image

Hendrikklaas
8.2k168200334
accept rate: 6%

@Hendrikklaas, you are right about the name, however I didn't find a way to tag it properly. Where else could I have written what it was then? This way people at least find it, since the name appears on the map. As for the position, I know that the tap is there (I've used it many times), but I do not know the exact location.

(31 Aug '14, 12:51) Kotya
Your answer
toggle preview

Follow this question

By Email:

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

By RSS:

Answers

Answers and Comments

Markdown Basics

  • *italic* or _italic_
  • **bold** or __bold__
  • link:[text](http://url.com/ "title")
  • image?![alt text](/path/img.jpg "title")
  • numbered list: 1. Foo 2. Bar
  • to add a line break simply add two spaces to where you would like the new line to be.
  • basic HTML tags are also supported

Question tags:

×746
×38
×6

question asked: 31 Aug '14, 10:43

question was seen: 2,616 times

last updated: 08 Oct '14, 08:00

powered by OSQA