[Tagging] Rooftop parking -> new parking=rooftop value?

johnw johnw at mac.com
Wed Nov 12 11:27:49 UTC 2014



level=roof sounds fine to me. Roof always gets special treatment (it’s usually never a floor number)


> On Nov 12, 2014, at 6:34 PM, Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 11:22 PM, johnw <johnw at mac.com> wrote:
>> 2014-11-11 12:53 GMT+01:00 Tobias Knerr <osm at tobias-knerr.de>:
> 
>>> Therefore, would prefer a generic tag that can be added to any feature,
>>> e.g. location=rooftop.
> 
> -1
> 'location' is already a bad keyword in OSM. Like "type", it is too
> generic and could be used for every thing.
> 
>> On Nov 11, 2014, at 9:36 PM, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
>> Those are excellent ideas. Then you could use location=rooftop (or similar)
>> to place basically anything on the roof, including multistory or surface
>> parking structures. Garden roofs come to mind.
> 
> I think the roof is part of the building 3d or levels mapping. We
> should not create a new use of "location" just for that. I could also
> imagine that in some buildings, the parking is somewhere in the middle
> and not necessarily on the top or on the bottom of the building, in
> which case you will have to invent a new tag for that.
> I would prefer something like "level=roof" or "level=3". Just where
> the parking(s) is in the building.
> 
> Pieren
> 
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