[Tagging] tagging world heritage (UNESCO) and other protected areas/features

Elizabeth Dodd edodd at billiau.net
Tue Jan 11 19:44:28 GMT 2011

On Tue, 11 Jan 2011 17:00:25 +0100
Vincent Pottier <vpottier at gmail.com> wrote:

> > The page suggests to use abbreviations as values, which is not
> > according to our general tagging rules (and IMHO pointless, why not
> > use the full word and get a more understandable mapping?). But there
> > are some useful ideas for subtags on the page.  
> Because a monument can be registered by the UNESCO, the French 
> "Monuments Historiques" and others, and may have several refs.
> Because writing "ref:monuments historiques et sites" is quite tidyous
> Because in France, on boundaries, we use the tag 'ref:INSEE' (for 
> Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques)

UNESCO is an abbreviation too

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