I don't see a problem with this as the major concerns: big edit boundaries,
what does it affect? are taken care of by documentation

if building=building is not or was not a  wiki approved way of tagging,
this seems more on the side of linting osm tags than it does a "mass blind

On Fri, Jun 8, 2018, 1:22 PM Mateusz Konieczny, <matkoni...@tutanota.com>

> building=yes is a standard way to mark building without specifying its
> type. Editors wishing to specify building type would (directly or
> indirectly, for example using StreetComplete) look through buildings
> tagged as building=yes.
> building=building is an unexpected way to mark building without
> specifying its type and therefore retagging this duplicate to
> building=yes would improve tagging without any information loss.
> It would also (as an useful byproduct) remove this tag from popular
> values at https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/building#values and
> ensure that it will not become proposed as a valid value by an iD
> editor (at this moment threshold for building value is 14514 uses).
> Between 4000 and 5000 objects are expected to be edited. See
> https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/building=building#map for a
> geographic distribution.
> Changeset would be split into small areas to avoid continent-sized
> bounding boxes. As this tag is on buildings it is not expected that any
> object will force bounding box to be extremely large.
> For documentation page see
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Mechanical_Edits/Mateusz_Konieczny_-_bot_account/moving_building%3Dbuilding_to_building%3Dyes
> For documentation of my previous proposals (including both proposals
> that failed to be approved and approved ones) see
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Mechanical_Edits/Mateusz_Konieczny_-_bot_account
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