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Using this tag is discouraged, use line_management=* instead. Edit or translate this description.
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Status: deprecatedPage for proposal

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This feature has been labeled as deprecated. The recommended replacement is: line_management=*.
The reason is documented in Deprecated features. You are still free to continue to use or interpret this tag as you see fit since OpenStreetMap does not have “banned features”.
Under no circumstances should you (semi-)automatically change “deprecated” tags to something else in the database on a large scale without conforming to the automated edits code of conduct. Any such change will be reverted.


This key has got several values, that would be replaced with different new line_management=* values.
See this table for careful replacement guidelines.

See also

Diary entry to explain the change.