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

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Nov 8 14:32:38 GMT 2010

2010/11/8 Tom Chance <tom at acrewoods.net>:
> On 8 November 2010 13:14, Richard Welty <rwelty at averillpark.net> wrote:
>> a gallery doesn't have to be a building by it self, it doesn't have
>> to be focused on selling (a false distinction in my book), it can
>> be 2 or 3 walls in a library
> For the moment Martin's proposal doesn't offer anything for those cases.

I disagree: as culture is orthogonal to amenity (or food / drink) you
could combine culture=art_gallery with all of the mentioned (besides
arts_centre, which might already be comprising a gallery aspect). And
of course it doesn't have to be a building, noone ever suggested this
in this discussion AFAIR.

> As
> with all features, it's important to remember that we are concerned with the
> primary purpose or use for a feature. Just because museums have cafes,
> shops, toilets, libraries, etc. doesn't necessarily mean we should add all
> of those sub-features.

don't know how you do this in your area, but I think it is general
practise in the area where I have been to do it: why not map a public
toilet or a cafe inside a museum? Simply draw a polygon to locate it
(and hope there is no need for a 3D-modell to understand what it's

>> different things, whereas from experience i can tell you it's a
>> fuzzy continuum.
> As somebody with experience curating and organising art exhibitions, music
> festivals and similar, I agree!

Of course I plainly agree as well --- as long as we want to add more
information than amenity=fuzzy_continuum this doesn't really help us


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