[Tagging] RFC: historic:civilization and historic:period Re: new key civilization

Robert Elsenaar robert at elsenaar.info
Wed Jan 12 16:37:32 GMT 2011


There is always a border where usefull meets unusefull.
When mapmakers do not support object information on their maps, every extra information is useless.
I think the period of a historic place is within the usefull information tags to a object.

-Robert-

From: Pieren 
Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2011 5:23 PM
To: mk at koppenhoefer.com ; Tag discussion, strategy and related tools 
Subject: Re: [Tagging] RFC: historic:civilization and historic:period Re: new key civilization

On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 4:40 PM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:

  2011/1/12  <john at jfeldredge.com>:

  I made a starting page. I also added some initial values for
  historic:period to the page, but there is still space for more detail,
  e.g. historic:era to put the name of a regent/despot or what the
  classification is. I would like to have the page in the end quite
  detailed, including years (if possible) and so on.



Am I the only one who is thinking that such information are better placed in Wikipedia than in OSM ? Or many of this list readers decided to lazily shut their mouth because they hope  that such tags will never become popular ? 
What is the next proposal : a tag for the name of the captain of the viking boats who invaded England during first millenium ? A subtag for the weight and length of the king Arthur's sword ?


Pieren


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