[OSM-talk] Amenity key
dieterdreist at gmail.com
Sat Oct 23 12:09:33 BST 2010
2010/10/22 David Murn <davey at incanberra.com.au>:
> On Fri, 2010-10-22 at 19:06 +0200, Claudius wrote:
>> Am 22.10.2010 18:28, David Murn:
>> > One way I heard it described, is an amenity is something youre likely to
>> > want to navigate to. While that description is a bit vague, it seems to
>> > fit most current applications of the key.
>> Like amenity=prison ;) http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Prison
> If you were visiting someone in an out-of-state prison, it certainly
> would be somewhere one might want to navigate to, the same way you might
> want to navigate to an ATM, fuel station or school.
everything can be something you might want to navigate to, so this is
a bad definition IMHO. You might also want to navigate to a lake, a
park, a train station, a hairdresser, a museum, a weir, a power
station, an apple tree, ...
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