[Tagging] tagging religious features (abbey, monastery, shrine), probably subtags of place of worship

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Wed Jul 7 23:39:13 BST 2010


On 7/7/10 2:50 PM, John Smith wrote:
> On 8 July 2010 04:15, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer<dieterdreist at gmail.com>  wrote:
>    
>> Recently I found that we have no documented tags for abbeys,
>> monasteries, shrines. Do you think it would be better to put them into
>> amenity as subtags of place of worship or would it be better to have
>> own tags? If we go for subtags we probably will have to add also one
>> for churches, cathedrals, etc. (what is not the worst, as this issue
>> is raised every now and then).
>>      
> amenity=place_of_worship
> building=cathedral
> ?
>    
that's fine for the part that is a cathedral. a monastery will usually 
contain
living and working areas, gardens, etc.

perhaps an area with

landuse=monastery

richard





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