[Tagging] landuse for arboretum

Craig Wallace craigw84 at fastmail.fm
Thu Nov 11 19:18:04 GMT 2010


On 11/11/2010 02:18, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 9:01 PM, Richard Welty<rwelty at averillpark.net>  wrote:
>> perhaps:
>>
>> landuse=botanical_garden
>> collection=arboretum|fruticetum|viticetum|pinetum|...
>
> I'd prefer keeping landuse values at a minimum, and using subtags
> where necessary. For example landuse=residential something=apartments,
> not landuse=apartments. Would landuse=conservation work for an
> arboretum?

'Conservation' is often not the main purpose of an arboretum (or botanic 
garden).

Conservation is very vague and ambiguous word anyway, it doesn't 
actually tell you much about what is there, or what the land is used for.



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