[Tagging] RFC: intelligence facility

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 05:34:34 UTC 2018


Are they under the military or under the civilian government?

How does OSM separate out other government/military departments? Use the 
same method for these.
Why does an 'Intelligence facility' require different tagging?

On 11/04/18 13:21, Graeme Fitzpatrick wrote:
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> On 11 April 2018 at 09:05, Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com 
> <mailto:pla16021 at gmail.com>> wrote:
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>     On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 11:52 PM, Martin Koppenhoefer
>     <dieterdreist at gmail.com <mailto:dieterdreist at gmail.com>> wrote:
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>         Have a look here for one of the most prominent examples:
>         https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/186025617
>         <https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/186025617>
>         names in 7 languages, but landuse=government is the only tag
>         that describes the feature, really?
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>     The people working there are office workers.
>     office=intelligence_agency?
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> Think the same thing would apply to all of them - after all, how many 
> actual intelligence agents does "MI6" really have? :-)
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> But I also agree with what Martin said - had a look at MI6 earlier 
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=18/51.48720/-0.12381, & it's tagged 
> as both landuse=military & also "Govt Office", with the name Secret 
> Intelligence Service! Surely we could do better than that? :-)
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> Thanks
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> Graeme
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