[Tagging] Problems with historic=tomb

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 14:05:31 UTC 2014


I think that it is a good idea, though it will make German translation out
of synch.

2014-10-16 14:28 GMT+02:00 Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>:

>
> 2014-10-16 13:00 GMT+02:00 Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at gmail.com>:
>
>> "and? You can add subtags to describe why a certain tomb is notable" - so
>> what is the point of
>> defining it as "where are buried important or well-known persons of their
>> era"?
>
>
>
> oh, thank you for pulling the attention to this. The cited sentence was
> introduced in April this year here:
>
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Tag%3Ahistoric%3Dtomb&diff=1017293&oldid=1014489
>
> without any discussion, but appearently by translating from a German page.
> In the 3 years before there was a redirect to this proposal page:
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/tombs
>
> Where the definition is: "
>
> This aims to be a tag for all kind of tombs: mausoleums, pyramids, simple
> tombs, prehistoric tombs, tumuli, rock-cut tombs.
>
> To tag the persons buried in a tomb, see the person
> <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Relation:person> relation and the
> JOSM tomb plugin
> <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/JOSM/Plugins/Tomb_Plugin>."
>
>
>
> My suggestion would be to substitute the cited sentence with "This is a
> tag for all kind of tombs, e.g. mausoleums, pyramids, simple tombs,
> prehistoric tombs, tumuli, rock-cut tombs and others" or something similar.
>
>
> cheers,
>
> Martin
>
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