[OSM-talk] Prolification of the amenity tag
steve at asklater.com
Wed Nov 29 12:34:01 GMT 2006
* @ 29/11/06 09:30:36 AM richard at systemeD.net wrote:
> Quoting bvh <bvh-osm at irule.be>:
> > My take on it is that we should try to tag everything that is needed
> > to find your way (the purpose of a map, no?) So it's perfectly
> > reasonable to tag football stadiums and churches because by virtue
> > of being easily recognizable they serve as a point of reference
> > out there in the field.
> > However, amenities="wifi", ="park_ride", ="clinic" etc don't share
> > that purpose. There is little value to add them to a map.
> Though I generally agree with your point, park & ride is a valuable
> navigation feature for anyone driving into a city. It may
> significantly alter the route you choose and determine the eventual
> destination of your journey. I would ask you to reconsider your vote
> against here.
I read 'park_ride' as 'chessington world of adventures'. Maybe make it a
bit more idiot-proof?
 - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chessington_World_Of_Adventures
SteveC steve at asklater.com http://www.asklater.com/steve/
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