Talk:Mechanical Edits/Mateusz Konieczny - bot account/removing is in duplicating borders of Poland - is in:country, is in=Poland, is in=Polska, is in:country code

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What's the benefit of removing these? If they match with the boundary relations it is redundant data (i.e. no harm), if they are different, it is a hint that either the is_in or the boundary is wrong.--Dieterdreist (talk) 18:10, 26 July 2021 (UTC)

"Removal is desirable as it makes editing easier (especially for newbies), reduces chance that somebody will attempt to geocode using this tags and reduces chance that somebody will add it to more objects." People were actually wasting time on adding it to new objects or confused and asking about them Mateusz Konieczny (talk) 22:13, 26 July 2021 (UTC)
It seems the tag is generally in decline, rightfully, and I may remember wrong but I thought it is on the list of tags that Josm discards when you edit the object. —Dieterdreist (talk) 22:46, 26 July 2021 (UTC)
No, it is is not one of discardable tags - but JOSM validator has aurofix removing it that was added after/around this mechanical edit - see (and triggered by my irritation related to is_in tags, though I proposed removing just is_in:continent=*). Either way, it saved a lot of time of people not needing to interpret validator warning and handle it Mateusz Konieczny (talk) 07:42, 27 July 2021 (UTC)