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

nounours77 kuessemondtaeglich at gmail.com
Thu May 15 11:43:47 UTC 2014

>> Much better to standardise on the "chaining" approach i.e. "boules=*"
> this was also discussed on talk-it (and I think talk-de) in the past:
> https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk-it/2013-October/038240.html
> the wiki advocates for boules=* on the tag page:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:sport%3Dboules
> to which I'm inclined to agree.


> Current usage is not very intense (80 times), and the top-level approach
> sport=bocce for the Italian variant is higher still:
> http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/search?q=sport%3Dbocc*

Not sure to understand you. (there are 30 sport=bocce vs 3871 sport=boules) I would definitely like all types of pentanque/boccia and whatever being tagged the same way, independent of the country.

So this would be:

boules=pentanque   or boules=boccia

Or did I get you wrong?


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