[Tagging] wayside shrine tag definition page

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri Feb 16 12:45:13 UTC 2018

2018-02-16 13:24 GMT+01:00 tomoya muramoto <muramototomoya at gmail.com>:

>> While the shinto shrine seems to fit perfectly, I feel the statues suffer
>> from the same problem as the column: there's no shrine, especially as there
>> are (apparently) true jizo shrines, e.g. http://sokukoji.org/20140101_j
>> izo-shrine_640/
> Shinto small shrine and Jizo are used in the almost same way;  we pray to
> these religious objects.
> I think OSM tag should be defined based on its usage, not on its physical
> shape.

that's where we disagree, probably. I think if the tag is about the
physical shape (wayside shrine) it should not include other things with
"the same function" or use. If we want a tag for things you can pray to,
the tag should get a different name.

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