[Tagging] Mediterranean "bar" aka pub

Alejandro S. alejandroscf at gmail.com
Thu Dec 8 01:21:38 UTC 2016


On Wed, Dec 7, 2016, 23:41 Volker Schmidt <voschix at gmail.com> wrote:

> The correct tagging would certainly be  "amenity" with several values,
> separated by semicolons.
> That's allowed by the osm data structure. We (try to) avoid it because of
> the inherent problems with the subsequent rendering.
> Maybe we could do it in the way the ingredients are listed on food stuff:
> a list in decreasing order of importance.  A simple renderer would simply
> use the first value of the list, but specialised ones are free to use also
> the remaining values of the key.
>

Wow! I think that will certainly need a dedicated thread by itself. And
doesn't address the problem of having an exception in the bar definition.
Indeed looks like amenity=cafe, amenity=bar and amenity=pub have the same
meaning in Mediterranean counties.

Best regards,
Alejandro Suárez

>
> On 7 Dec 2016 22:50, "ksg" <ksgeo at web.de> wrote:
>
> > Am 07.12.2016 um 21:34 schrieb Martin Koppenhoefer <
> dieterdreist at gmail.com>:
> >
> > sent from a phone
> >
> > for me, amenity=cafe implies tables and chairs, many bars don't have
> tables, just a bar.
>
>
> I admit that an Italian bar is different from a german cafe in almost each
> and every way ;)
>
> But amongst the alternatives „bar“ „pub“ and „cafe“, wouldn’t be the
> latter the best choice?
>
> Klaus (geow)
>
>
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