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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:
- A substitute for Map Features.
- 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.
The following definitions are used throughout the rest of this document to describe how to encode various types of data in a consistent manner: