[Tagging] What's a power=station?

Roy Wallace waldo000000 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 19:35:20 GMT 2010


On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 11:38 PM, Anthony <osm at inbox.org> wrote:
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>...I'm liking more and more the suggestion to tag the cafe/motel with building=yes and addr:*=*, and leave the rest to the travel guides and yellow pages.

I actually think this is a fair point. Maybe if I could rephrase what
I think Anthony was getting at:

Not: "Everyone STOP mapping POI's!"

Instead: "Would it be more effective to store POI's in an open
directory (i.e. indexed by address), rather than in the OSM database
(i.e. indexed by lat/long)?"

I think it's an interesting question.




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