[Tagging] Tags for neighborhoods / subdivisions

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 17:44:15 BST 2011

2011/4/14 SomeoneElse <lists at mail.atownsend.org.uk>:
> "neighbourhood" sounds pretty similar to "locality" - a couple of examples
> on the place=locality page could count (e.g. Seacroft in Leeds, if it's
> considered too small to be a suburb).
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Locality
> Whoever wrote "does not have any population" at the top of that page
> probably didn't intend this use, however.

I strongly discourage to change the meaning of place=locality from
uninhabited place to part of a settlement. This would be almost the


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