[Tagging] How to tag cricket nets?

John Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Thu Oct 1 19:15:55 UTC 2015


I hope you mean bowling. Bowelling sounds like something you would do in a WC.

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On September 28, 2015 6:56:20 PM Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:

> These are used to warm up and practice Bowelling and batting for cricket.
>
> Previously they were tagged leisure=pitch and sport=cricket_net ...
>
> But someone has pointed out that this in not a sport...
>
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:sport%3Dcricket_nets
>
>   so
>
> sport_practice=cricket_net
>
> A documented suggestion is to use sport=cricket, barrier=fence .. but
> the argument is it is NOT A SPORT so you cannot use sport= anything! :-P
> The suggestion is on
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:sport
>
> I'd think similar 'restrictions' will be imposed by the pedantic on
> other pitches that are only used for practice ..for example - half sized
> basketball courts - only used for practice .. not full sized due to
> space restrictions. So not a sport.. just practice.
>
> There are similar concerns for sport=exercise, sport=fitness .. these
> too are not sports..
>
> So .. what tag to use? leisure=pitch still suits.
>
> nonsport= ? :-)
>
>
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