[Tagging] Tagging for palapa

Alejandro S. alejandroscf at gmail.com
Sun Jul 24 22:51:23 UTC 2016

Loos like building=roof + new tag for refinement?

  Alejandro Suárez

On 24 July 2016 at 22:22, Tod Fitch <tod at fitchdesign.com> wrote:

> There are some structures on a beach I’d like to tag which I believe are
> called a palapa [1]. Not my photos, but there are images of others on the
> web, for instance [2] and [3].
> I don’t see anything under ‘palapa' in the wiki. And while there are some
> things I see in taginfo that have “palapa” in their names, I don’t see
> anything with that as a tag or value. I’ve checked leisure, amenity and
> building in addition to a general search.
> As found along a resort beach, I can imagine either amenity=palapa (as
> inspired by amenity=bench) or leisure=palapa (as inspired by
> leisure=picnic_table). But if, as mentioned in wikipedia, palapa are are
> actual buildings, then perhaps these things are something other than a
> palapa and I am searching under a totally wrong name/description. They look
> similar to umbrellas other than they are permanent and they are not
> designed to collapse. And all I see for umbrella seem to be associated with
> retail sales.
> So, how should they be tagged?
> Thanks!
> [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palapa_(Mexico)
> [2] http://i1.trekearth.com/photos/14728/palapa.jpg
> [3] https://walshcooks.files.wordpress.com/2011/11/palapa.jpg
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