[Tagging] Billboards and other kinds of advert

Tobias Knerr osm at tobias-knerr.de
Sat Jul 3 22:51:56 BST 2010


yarl at o2.pl wrote:
> I was searching for a tag for billboard and I don't see any tag for
> advert.

That's something I already wanted to map myself, so I would like to see
a set of tags defined for it.

> amenity=advert (or rather information=advert?)

The information key is currently only defined as a subkey for
tourism=information, so I'd rather not use it. Amenities tend to be
something you might actively look for. How about using man_made instead?

> [...]
> advert=flag (http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flags_of_Gda%C5%84sk_University.jpg)

Isn't that simply a man_made=flagpole?

Tobias Knerr




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