[Tagging] I started a draft on a new "main" key culture

Sam Vekemans acrosscanadatrails at gmail.com
Sun Nov 7 15:36:40 GMT 2010

I'll have a look at the latest version of josm, and see your menu tree
structure, before commenting further :)

poke me if i dont :)


On 11/7/10, Ulf Lamping <ulf.lamping at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Am 07.11.2010 14:04, schrieb Sam Vekemans:
>> Hi,
>> Adding 'culture=community_center' and culture=community_centre' would
>> helpfull.
>> although there needs to be a clear difference from 'tourism' key.
>> perhaps 'tourism' is reserved for things that are designed primarly
>> for the benifit of visitors to the area, were 'culture' is more for
>> locals 'cultural activities/things/places.
> I came to the conclusion, that deciding if e.g. a museum better fits in
> tourism or leisure is pointless - as it is both and the decision will
> largely depend on your personal bias and the museum in question.
>> I'll have a better answer in a few weeks.
> You may have a look at recent versions of JOSM. I have spend quite some
> time thinking about how to put these into the preset menu so that it
> makes sense.
> The solution that made most sense to me (and doesn't take care too much
> about the existing tags) is:
> - tourism
> - culture
> - leisure
> Limit tourism to signposts, information bureaus and alike.
> Deciding between culture and leisure is a lot easier then ...
> Regards, ULFL
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