[Tagging] Pepper: Chili, piper, bell pepper
t.pfeifer at computer.org
Sun Aug 20 20:15:54 UTC 2017
On 20.08.2017 21:50, Tobias Zwick wrote:
> And here is the wikipedia article for Piper (plant):
Well that is the Genus of 2000 different species, of which one is "Piper nigrum", the common spice.
There are tags for genus  and species  in OSM, where you can use the latin name. Beside these
exceptions, tagging language is British English, and in all varieties of English this spicy crop is
On 20/08/2017 15:02, Tom Pfeifer wrote:
>> Number 2 and 3 are fine for me. However I could not find 'piper' as a
>> synonym for the spice in my English dictionaries. A piper is a player of
>> a bagpipe or sometimes a flute, thus that is highly confusing.
>> IMHO it would be sufficient to clarify that produce=pepper means the
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_pepper (Piper nigrum) (so you were
>> referring to the latin term?), and the other to
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bell_pepper (Capsicum) and their spicy
>> versions https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chili_pepper
>> So far none of them is used in the database, so it is just a preemptive
>> definition and no deprecation process.
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