[Tagging] Fwd: tag for planetarium

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Tue Feb 25 14:08:20 UTC 2014


Educational as they might be, it seems that the primary use of planetariums
from what I've seen is to get high and watch laser light shows.  I vote
leisure=planetarium.


On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 2:25 AM, Dan S <danstowell+osm at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Well amenity=* has been something of a default choice in the past, so
> the definition is quite stretched from "community facilities" as the
> wiki puts it. There are some well-established tags that might be
> better as leisure=* or tourism=* if we were starting from scratch. So
> I'd suggest tourism=planetarium might be the best choice; but all of
> the suggestions are fine really!
>
> Dan
>
>
> 2014-02-25 0:28 GMT+00:00 Dave Swarthout <daveswarthout at gmail.com>:
> > I think amenity=planetarium is perfectly reasonable. A planetarium is a
> > place that resembles a theater but the "show" involves models of the
> planets
> > and/or the stars & universe. If OSM can have an amenity=brothel tag, we
> can
> > certainly have an amenity tag for planetaria, which are in my opinion
> > "something for the benefit/enjoyment of society as a whole" whereas it is
> > arguable whether brothels fit into that category. ;-)
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 5:27 AM, John Packer <john.packer7 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> Perhaps instead of amenity=*, it should be added to tourism=*.
> >>
> >> It seems that's where the discussion is going to.
> >>
> >>
> >> 2014-02-24 19:23 GMT-03:00 Richard Welty <rwelty at averillpark.net>:
> >>>
> >>> On 2/24/14 5:17 PM, Colin Smale wrote:
> >>> >
> >>> >
> >>> > I would not call it an amenity, which is (to me, native UK English
> >>> > speaker) something for the benefit/enjoyment of society as a whole
> (or
> >>> > at least a large part of it). These days a planetarium is probably
> for
> >>> > enjoyment/entertainment (suggesting leisure=planetarium).
> >>>
> >>> on the other hand, in my experience Planetariums are usually
> >>> attached to museums of one kind or another, whether science
> >>> museums or children's museums.
> >>>
> >>> richard
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