[Tagging] Tagging a club's meeting location
Martijn van Exel
m at rtijn.org
Tue Nov 8 23:41:33 GMT 2011
I have to agree. Some problems aren't tagging problems, and there's
enough debate over tagging as it is.. Your suggestions are excellent
That said, if you'd really really want to tag this, you could find a
way. There's nothing against that, as long as it satisfies some basic
rules (which I tried to find in one place in the wiki but couldn't so
I'll phrase them in my own words)
* not copied from other maps
* representing a geographically persistent reality (oh there's got to
be a better way to phrase that)
On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 3:06 PM, Richard Weait <richard at weait.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 2:21 PM, John F. Eldredge <john at jfeldredge.com> wrote:
>> In addition to being a mapper, I am the secretary of the Nashville Linux Users Group. I have been debating whether the club's monthly meeting location should be tagged in OSM, and, if so, what tag to use. The question arises because the club doesn't have its own dedicated space; instead, it meets once a month in a particular lecture hall at Vanderbilt University. For the rest of the month, there is no sign or marker designating the lecture hall as NLUG's meeting space.
>> How should such a meeting location be tagged?
> Make sure the venue is properly tagged, with address. Add local
> parking and transit amenities, etc so that the map is really useful.
> Link to that venue with a permalink, or even better, with a shortlink
> and marker whenever you want to provide a map.
> If you want to display the location on your LUG web site, consider
> using OpenLayers to put a nice big LUG logo on the map (or Tux the
> Penguin) in your location.
> Some problems aren't tagging problems.
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martijn van exel
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