[Tagging] Tagging for palapa

Tod Fitch tod at fitchdesign.com
Mon Jul 25 05:30:44 UTC 2016


That looks like a good direction. From the wiki [1] amenity=shelter (>139,000 uses[2]) seems correct. No entry for shelter_type for palapa, but shelter_type=sun_shelter[3] (even with only 152 total uses[4]) is probably close enough.

Thanks!

[1] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity%3Dshelter
[2] http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/amenity=shelter
[3] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:shelter_type#Values
[4] http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/shelter_type=sun_shelter

> On Jul 24, 2016, at 8:48 PM, Marc Gemis <marc.gemis at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> what about amenity=shelter + shelter_type=palapa ?
> 
> On Mon, Jul 25, 2016 at 12:51 AM, Alejandro S. <alejandroscf at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Loos like building=roof + new tag for refinement?
>> 
>> Atentamente,
>>  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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