[Tagging] tagging for graves?

Janko Mihelić janjko at gmail.com
Wed Oct 1 12:56:43 UTC 2014


I used "buried:wikidata" for that. I used it because a grave can be an art
piece as well, and maybe an artist made a statue of some other historical
person or an angel on the grave.

2014-10-01 14:23 GMT+02:00 Jo <winfixit at gmail.com>:

> While experimenting a bit with Wikidata, I added some subject:wikidata
> tags to tombstones:
>
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> http://overpass-turbo.eu/?Q=%3Cquery%20type%3D%22node%22%3E%0A%20%20%3Chas-kv%20k%3D%22subject%3Awikidata%22%20v%3D%22Q336977%22%2F%3E%0A%3C%2Fquery%3E%0A%3Cprint%2F%3E&C=51.1936;3.23812;18
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> Jo
>
> 2014-10-01 10:47 GMT+02:00 Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>:
>
>>
>> 2014-09-30 18:04 GMT+02:00 Brad Neuhauser <brad.neuhauser at gmail.com>:
>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> I noticed a user adding some individual grave sites of "ordinary" people
>>> and am wondering what the recommended tagging is, if any. Here are some
>>> things I could find being used (are there others?):
>>>
>>>    - cemetery=grave [1] taginfo: 726 uses
>>>
>>>
>>
>> this seems bad tagging to me, because a grave is not a type of cemetery.
>>
>>
>>
>>>
>>>    - grave=* [2] taginfo: 17 uses
>>>
>>>
>>
>> could be OK, what are the values?
>>
>>
>>
>>>
>>>    - historic=tomb, tomb=* [3] taginfo: 3087 uses total, of which 1778
>>>    are tomb=tombstone (but the wiki notes this is only for "important or
>>>    well-known persons")
>>>
>>>
>>
>> IMHO you could use this for all kind of people, if the tagging makes
>> sense at all in this way. Not sure if "tomb" is a word suitable for an
>> ordinary grave, I have originally introduced this tag for more significant
>> structures like tumuli in etruscan necropoles or rock-cut tombs or
>> columbariums or mausoleums or pyramids. "tomb=tombstone" might also be
>> strange tagging because a "tombstone" is not a subtype of a tomb, or is it?
>> Someone has added this to the tomb page but without further notice on the
>> mailing lists. If tomb is a suitable term, I think the value should be
>> something like "ordinary_grave" or "grave" and not "tombstone" which is
>> really a part of a tomb/grave and not a type of tomb itself.
>>
>> cheers,
>> Martin
>>
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