[Tagging] Feature Proposal - Voting - Government offices

Matthijs Melissen info at matthijsmelissen.nl
Mon Feb 15 08:46:33 UTC 2016

On 15 February 2016 at 09:10, Martin Koppenhoefer
<dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> why does a proposal for office=government discourage the tag office=administrative?

>From the proposal:

| The tag office=administrative is used in some countries for local
government offices.
| However, the tag is poorly chosen as the term 'administrative' does
not automatically
| excludes national government, nor does the tag 'government' exclude local
| government. It is also not clear how intermediate levels, like
German Kreisen or
| Dutch provinces, should be tagged.

The proposal suggests using office=government for all levels of
government, leaving no function for the tag office=administrative.

-- Matthijs

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