[Tagging] city walls (was: Watermill attributes)

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at gmail.com
Tue Dec 16 17:16:14 UTC 2014


"interesting to map dismantled city gates as historic=city_gate"

It is OK to map ruins/remmants, archeological site - but note that
completely destroyed objects should NOT be mapped.

2014-12-16 11:51 GMT+01:00 Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>:
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> 2014-12-16 10:10 GMT+01:00 Volker Schmidt <voschix at gmail.com>:
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>> (Opening a new thread to keep the conversations clean)
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>> Thanks for this improvement that made appear many walled cities in Veneto
>> on your map.
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>> Then I spot checked Rome and found some pieces of city walls that are not
>> shown as such.
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>> They are all tagged with historic=citywalls. Taginfo gives 5489 hits. So
>> you should add this tag as well
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> yes, there are 2 established tags for city walls, one is
> historic=citywalls and the other is barrier=city_wall
> Not to forget historic=city_gate in this context.
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> There are also very few (i.e. not well established as of now)
> barrier=city_gate.
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> Usually all these objects (if yet existing) are best represented by areas.
> Particularly for city gates it might also be interesting to map dismantled
> city gates as historic=city_gate (but not as barrier=city_gate).
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> cheers,
> Martin
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