[Tagging] preproposal : internet webcam

Jonathan bigfatfrog67 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 30 11:17:40 UTC 2013

I agree the man_made tag is ludicrous, but we're stuck with that for the 
time being, changing that is a whole other thread.

The two level tagging is what is currently defined for cameras that film 
public spaces, I was just suggesting a new value of webcam etc and the 
addition of a new key of URL.  Let's not re-invent the wheel just 
because we need a bigger cart.

A camera recording a public space is performing surveillance over that 
space, be it a webcam, police cam, traffic cam or nature cam.  It's a 



On 29/11/2013 22:54, nounours wrote:
> BUT:
> 1) man_made does not make any sense for a camera - ifnot, we should 
> also tag highways, restaurants and buildings as "man_made".
> 2) The two-level tagging seems exagerated in this case.

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