[Tagging] Postindustrial Castle

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 18:48:48 UTC 2015

2015-10-15 13:56 GMT+02:00 André Pirard <a.pirard.papou at gmail.com>:

> The historic key is correct, but used as an adjective as the attribute of
> an object, not as a noun for it.
> building=castle    a building that is a castle, and not
> historic=castle     a historic that is a castle; but a castle, like many
> other objects, can be
> historic=yes         or not

the building tag is used for exactly one building (or it is approximate). A
castle is often more than a building (could be a group of buildings, plus a
walled outdoor area, defensive structures in front of it (e.g.
ditches/trenches, bastions, walls, towers, etc.) Other keys like amenity,
historic, man_made are a mix of stuff (from whole sites to small objects).
They are kind of a thematic context that is given to the tag, but should
not be over interpreted (think amenity=prison).

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