[OSM-dev] Points Of Interest

Alan Mintz Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.Net
Mon May 10 22:07:53 BST 2010


At 2010-05-10 03:28, Richard Weait wrote:
>On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 1:21 AM, Aditya Vikram Thoomati
><adivik2000 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >       I feel that the categories in the Points of Interest section are
> > limited and there should be more for people to plot and add more data 
> to the
> > map.
>
>While our documentation may be sparse in places, tagging is free-form
>so extensions and improvements to tagging for POI and anything else is
>unrestricted.  That said, OSM as a community has a substantial
>investment in existing tools, interfaces and habits.

TagWatch is a cross-reference of all existing tag data by region, and can 
sometimes be a better indicator of actual usage than the wiki. Here's Asia: 
http://tagwatch.stoecker.eu/Asia/En/tags.html

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Alan Mintz <Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.net>





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