[Tagging] Tagging established, unofficial and wild campings

Jan van Bekkum jan.vanbekkum at gmail.com
Fri Mar 20 20:59:41 UTC 2015


I have updated the proposal
<http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/camp_site%3D*> with
the feedback as much as possible.

Met vriendelijke groet/with kind regards,

*Jan van Bekkum*
www.DeEinderVoorbij.nl

On Sun, Mar 15, 2015 at 1:55 PM, John Willis <johnw at mac.com> wrote:

>
> I understand the risk of confusion, but:
>
> A - if there is any "informal" kind of tag there would be people who tag
> particularly good sites to pitch a tent in national parks or whatnot with
> them, and though I can only think of a couple myself I'd consider good
> enough to map, people will want to share this as soon as they see
> "informal" is available, so...
>
> B - I  don't want informal - either turnout car-camping, hotel adjacent
> camping, nor random trekking camp clearings confused in any way with
> proper, designated, car-camping /tent camping / caravan facilities - and
> giving people a couple extra tag values is going the reduce confusion so
> the actual maintained camp sites are labeled and marked correctly by
> taggers. I thought about the few car camping ("auto camp") / tent camping
> sites I'd seen in Japan recently and thought about how I would tag those,
> and the thoughts about tent platforms came to mind, for example, same with
> tagging their immaculate kitchens and amenities in another thread.
>
> I'm not a big camper anymore, nor campsite tagger, but I have been on
> hundreds of camping trips, covering every facility mentioned several times
> over (save RV/caravan sites) and there seems to be big distinctions between
> all the kinds I mentioned - and being able to convey those in tags seems
> relevant - though maybe my input is not as important because I'm not so
> interested in tagging those kind of sites.
>
> I hope my input was helpful, I will be voting yes on whatever is decided.
>
> Javbw
>
> > On Mar 15, 2015, at 8:46 PM, sly (sylvain letuffe) <liste2 at letuffe.org>
> wrote:
> >
> > dieterdreist wrote
> >>> Am 14.03.2015 um 05:41 schrieb John Willis <
> >
> >> johnw@
> >
> >> >:
> >>>
> >>> and mapping them for other Trekkers would be useful only if they are
> not
> >>> confused at all with all of the other, more substatial or easily
> accessed
> >>> spots in a camp or along a road.
> >>
> >> +1, I believe the tag for informal camping spots should not just be a
> sub
> >> key added to the same tag as for a commercial or otherwise official camp
> >> site, it should be a different main tag
> >
> > +1 from me as well. Too much risks of confusion of too different
> concepts.
> > (Please note that I just discovered on that page the existence of
> > impromptu=yes which imho should be warned against on the wiki, and given
> > it's rather low usage (400) after 8 years of existence, could also be
> marked
> > as proposed for deprecation in favor of another tourism=x top tag
> >
> >
> >
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