[Tagging] historic tagging, obelisks

Steve Bennett stevagewp at gmail.com
Tue Feb 1 13:24:04 GMT 2011


On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 12:17 AM, Craig Wallace <craigw84 at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> As that Wikipedia article says, its just a particular style/shape of
> monument or memorial.
> So I think it would be best tagged as historic=monument or
> historic=memorial, plus a subtag for obelisk.
> Maybe something like monument:style=obelisk ?

Why not:

historic=monument
monument=obelisk

> There's quite a few other monument/memorial styles that would be useful to
> tag, eg statue, fountain, spire etc.

amenity=fountain

Oh...and I just discovered obelisk is already mentioned here:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:landmark

Taginfo has a grand total of 5 landmark=obelisk

Steve



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