[Tagging] How to tag sports halls?

Selfish Seahorse selfishseahorse at gmail.com
Thu Feb 8 08:20:21 UTC 2018


> IMHO we should suggest both, building=sports_hall for any sports hall building and leisure=sports_hall if it is also used as a sports hall.

This seems to be a good idea to me.

> I agree with restricting the usage of leisure=sports_centre to sports centres.

+1

This is what I wrote back in September when suggesting
leisure=swimming_facility (as an alternative to leisure=sports_centre
+ sport=swimming that could also be used for smaller swimming
facilities not suitable for sports swimming). Unfortunately there was
only little support for it.


On 7 February 2018 at 00:15, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> 2018-02-07 0:08 GMT+01:00 Hufkratzer <hufkratzer at gmail.com>:
>>
>> Neither do I understand why building=yes is suggested in the wiki instead
>> of building=*, allowing more specifix building types. But I think this is a
>> minor problem
>>
>> More complicated / important to me seem the other questions about (1.) the
>> mapping of indoor pitches and (2.) about the recent changes that recommend
>> leisure=sports_centre for normal sports halls and also for other buildings
>> (e.g. riding halls) that no one would call sports centres.
>> leisure=sports_hall is only used 22 times so far, therefore I don't think we
>> can recommend to use that instead of leisure=sports_centre. But can'r we
>> just leave away leisure=* where it does not fit and just use building=* +
>> sport=* ?
>
>
>
> IMHO we should suggest both, building=sports_hall for any sports hall
> building and leisure=sports_hall if it is also used as a sports hall.
> I'm unsure about indoor pitches, but would tend to require an indoor
> specific key.
>
>
>
>>
>> Can we write in the wiki that building=* is sufficient as a physical tag
>> for sport=* and that leisure=sports_centre should only be used if the
>> building is really a sports centre in the real world? More or less like
>> that. This would make more sense to me than the current examples which will
>> lead people to tag buildings as sports centres even if they are just normal
>> sports halls, riding halls, etc. What for? Why should we recommend that?
>
>
>
> I agree with restricting the usage of leisure=sports_centre to sports
> centres. I would also acclaim a restriction of leisure=pitch to pitches.
> There seem to be recommendations to tag table tennis tables as pitches, and
> someone proposed this even for tables where you can play chess. IMHO it
> would be clearer to write explicitly in the wiki: "use leisure=pitch for
> sports fields" or something along these lines.
>
> Cheers,
> Martin
>
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