[Tagging] Dutch cafes (was: What's a power=station?)

Peteris Krisjanis pecisk at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 13:08:26 GMT 2010

> Still these places vary from country/culture to culture. IMHO we should
> continue the way we are going. E.g. I would recommend to tag an Italian bar
> with amenity=bar but expect something different if I navigate to a Bar in
> Rome than I would if I went to a Bar in Berlin. Let the mapuser interpret
> the available information. All Italian Bars call themselves "bar". For an
> Italian (casual) mapper it will be confusing to tag a bar with "café" (and
> still "café" doesn't describe the place well, as an Italian Bar is not a
> "Viennese Café").

Seconded. There will be always differences, and we can't cover it all
by tagging. Let's do minimum we can.

> Cheers,
> Martin


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