[Tagging] Vote / Opinion poll about history=event

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Thu May 5 16:28:14 BST 2011

On 6 May 2011 01:09, Andre Engels <andreengels at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 4:54 PM, John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Yes, they already do use it:
>>> http://taginfo.openstreetmap.de/keys/historic%3Aevent#values
>> No, I meant more like historic=pa
>> I have no idea what it means, but there is 2100 uses...
>> http://taginfo.openstreetmap.de/keys/historic#values
>> So if I were to tag the same thing unknowingly, I wouldn't use that
>> key pair to tag it...
> Unless you are in New Zealand, you're unlikely to tag the same thing:
> It's being used for a Maori fortress, see
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P%C4%81_%28M%C4%81ori%29

That seems too specific, it should be a subset of historic=fort, and
even then how many of these still actually have some kind of physical
presence, which is the argument against tagging historically
significant events.

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