[Tagging] Are addresses ... objects vs attributes

Bryce Nesbitt bryce2 at obviously.com
Tue Jul 23 23:31:34 UTC 2013


On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 3:07 PM, André Pirard <A.Pirard.Papou at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>  In my mind, that tagging should resemble this:
> water=basin
> natural=no
> phishing=yes
> leisure=yes  (industrial=no)
> pay=yes
> drinks=yes (to spare a separate amenity object)
> talking=no
> bicycle=carefully ;-)
>

Indeed.  +1

The separate parts of this break down to:

   - What is it made of?
   - What is the primary use?
   - What does it look like from the air?
   - Who is allowed to use it?
   - If allowed to use it, what activities are allowed/prohibited?

Many osm tags try to conflate those all into a single attribute.
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