[Tagging] Mapping of kids areas

moltonel 3x Combo moltonel at gmail.com
Fri Dec 19 17:06:28 UTC 2014

On 19/12/2014, Никита <acroq3 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> just tag the amenity with playground=yes.
> That doesn't work. We have a 20 km^2 airport. Will you really tag it with a
> 20 km^2 playground (child_area)?

Tagging playground=yes on an amenity is just intended as a tagging
shortcut (like atm=yes), but of course you can map things more

>>  that I feel it's hopeless to try to tag it.
> For the same reason you prefer hotels over motels or hostels. There many
> differences but you cannot tag them precisely or decide which properties
> you will need and which are available in OSM. In the end you will simply
> search for hotels first and then motels, etc.

Indeed, and deciding between hotel/motel/hostel/guesthouse can be a
real PITA in OSM. And I don't want to face the same quandary deciding
between playground and children_area.

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