[Tagging] Building life cycle

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Sun May 29 15:09:42 BST 2011

It might be worth discussing about life-cycle tagging in general and
not just for buildings. There are a few life-cycle tagging proposals
in the Wiki.

On Sun, May 29, 2011 at 6:20 PM, Mihkel Rämmel <rm87 at hot.ee> wrote:
> I would like to know weather the building life cycle would be
> something like this:
> *building=construction (600 uses)
> *building=yes  or a more specific building=* tag
> *building=yes disused=yes (1700 uses)
> *building=yes abandoned=yes (800 uses)
> *building=collapsed(9000 uses) or *building=yes ruins=yes
> If it is not right then please correct me.
> Would building=yes ruins=yes (3000 uses)  and  building=ruins (850
> uses) mean the same?  Which one would be better to use?
> Would it be reasonable to add these tags to
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Building ? Not into the main table
> where building=collapsed is currently, but as a separate table below.
> I uploaded some pictures to http://web.zone.ee/rmihkel87/buildings/
> for discussing where the border between disused, abandoned, collapsed
> and ruins goes. Although I didn't find any good picture for disused
> building.
> Mihkel

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