[OSM-talk] Cathedral or chapel
dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Jun 8 14:02:08 BST 2009
2009/6/8 Dave Stubbs <osm.list at randomjunk.co.uk>:
> 2009/6/8 Stephen Gower <socks-openstreetmap.org at earth.li>:
>> On Thu, Jun 04, 2009 at 11:12:13AM +0100, Dave Stubbs wrote:
>>> You could have done church_type=cathedral, church_type=church, and
>>> church_type=chapel (arbitrary tag name choice... probably not a good
>>> one) and let the renderer figure out that for itself.
>> [Digression into an edge-case, probably best just to ignore me :-)]
>> The chapel of one of Oxford University's colleges, Christ Church,
>> is also a cathedral. A rather unimpressive cathedral, but a
>> cathedral nevertheless.
> /me looks up what makes a cathedral a cathedral on wikipedia and then
> continues sounding highly knowledgeable...
> Yes, entirely possible. After all, a cathedral is just a church with a
> special chair and possibly some big guns.
this means, churches should always be tagged by their highest possible
rating. E.g. a chapel that is a cathedral should be tagged as
cathedral, because it is high in church hierarchy, because there is a
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