[Tagging] governmental / public_administrative landuse are not commercial

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri Nov 7 16:39:05 UTC 2014

2014-11-07 8:30 GMT+01:00 Colin Smale <colin.smale at xs4all.nl>:

> I would not expect the landuse value of the municipal bus company's HQ to
> change if the bus company was privatised... Only the ownership will have
> changed, nothing else. Actually, as the buildings are probably leased from
> a property company anyway, even that would stay the same. Just the
> shareholders of the company would different.

+1, that's also what I see here as problematic

> So I would suggest "civic" or "government" or whatever should only be
> applied where the activities taking place there are actually "civic
> administration" - council meetings, committees, births/deaths/marriages,

+1, the tag should reflect this, it should not be "civic" but
"civic_administration" (or similar). "civic" - as has been noted before -
is too generic and not self explaining, at least not for non-native English

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