[Tagging] Draft Additions to camp_site

Tod Fitch tod at fitchdesign.com
Mon Feb 2 00:31:30 UTC 2015


On Feb 1, 2015, at 4:25 PM, Dave Swarthout wrote:

> The  http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Proposed_features/Extend_camp_site  is quite a comprehensive proposal. One small thing I noticed in that one is that waterway=water_point should be changed to amenity=water_point, to be consistent with current OSM usage.
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> I guess the only issue I have with the what Tod's proposing is the use of the British term "pitch" to describe an individual site. It's confusing because the term is already used to describe large playing fields, as in soccer and baseball. To use it here to describe an individual camp_site in an area with many other sites is a bit counterintuitive to me.  I would prefer tourism=campground or leisure=campground for the whole camping area and then campground=camp_site for individual areas it contains. But that's my American-centric view; I can live with the set of tags for individual pitches if that's what most people want.
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IIRC, when those tags went in the discussion on the list had campground=camp_site in the original and the suggestion was to change to the more British centric "pitch". :)

Tod

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