[Tagging] Dancing school

Ulf Lamping ulf.lamping at googlemail.com
Mon Aug 16 23:51:52 BST 2010


Am 17.08.2010 00:31, schrieb John Smith:
> On 17 August 2010 08:24, Ulf Lamping<ulf.lamping at googlemail.com>  wrote:
>> What is the benefit to put this all under amenity=school - and then have a
>> tag no renderer actually can use, because it is far too generic?
>
> The benefit is an existing tag that isn't very specific, so we could
> imply the existing tag to be amenity=school, school=general if there
> is no school=* tag.

That's not a benefit, that's only one of the possible definitions.

Implying a specific meaning in the absence of a tag is usually asking 
for trouble. People tend to forget tags while not knowing "your" 
implication.

Regards, ULFL



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