[Tagging] governmental / public_administrative landuse are not commercial

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Fri Nov 7 06:32:18 UTC 2014

What about buildings of public transport companies (bus, train, airplane)
that are owned and operated by the government. I assume they should be
added to the "civic" part ?
I know more and more countries are turning those companies  into privately
owned, but there are probably countries where this is not the case.


On Fri, Nov 7, 2014 at 2:32 AM, Tom Pfeifer <t.pfeifer at computer.org> wrote:

> To help us making up our minds which tag to prefer, or to check
> if we should use two of them, I have started a table of use cases
> that would suit one ore the other tag class better, and started
> with some examples, on the Talk page.
> Tom Pfeifer wrote on 2014-11-05 11:21:
>> Matthijs Melissen wrote on 2014-11-05 01:27:
>>  > I might have missed it in the discussion, but why not simply
>>  > landuse=governmental?
>> Well that was among my first ideas, hence the subject of this thread.
>> We are currently collecting the arguments for each potential tags on the
>> Talk page, feel free to contribute there or here:
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Proposed_
>> features/landuse%3Dcivic#Alternative_values
>> I start thinking that we might need even two tags, one for the
>> civic/municipal cases
>> and one for the govenmental/administration ones.
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