User:AndyS/Tagging Style

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Introduction

This page is:

  • A description of my own personal tagging style - it does not imply an endorsement by any group or consensus of opinion.
  • GB biased - since I almost exclusively map there.
  • A work in progress.

This page is not:


Basic Style

  • There is no such thing as an implied value. Since it is impossible to tell the difference between an value that has been implied and one that has not been surveyed, all values and units should be explicitly stated.

Data Types

The following definitions are used throughout the rest of this document to describe how to encode various types of data in a consistent manner:

Boolean

Duration

Enum

Numeric

Currency
Integer
Measurement

String

URL

Conditional Values

Map Features