[Tagging] [OSM-talk] boules=petanque vs. type=petanque

Pieren pieren3 at gmail.com
Thu May 15 11:15:31 UTC 2014


On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 11:07 AM, Dan S <danstowell+osm at gmail.com> wrote:

> "type" is far too vague - it doesn't namespace at all, so it doesn't
> make it definite if it's a type of boules, a type of pitch, etc. The
> english wiki says, and I concur, Key:type "should be avoided":
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:type
> Much better to standardise on the "chaining" approach i.e. "boules=*"
> (or "boules:type=*" would have been another possibility in a parallel
> universe). Luckily, the number of petanque objects is small enough
> that it's possible to harmonise, so long as the nations can agree :)

+1
I don't like the key "location=*" for the same reasons.

Pieren



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