[Tagging] building = house vs detached.

Paul Allen pla16021 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 22 23:57:30 UTC 2018


On Mon, Jul 23, 2018 at 12:40 AM, marc marc <marc_marc_irc at hotmail.com>
wrote:

building value is what the building look like.
>

+1


> a detached building is a building that look like a house
>

-9 :)

You've (perhaps inadvertently) highlighted the problem.  A detached
building looks like a house, so is tagged as
building=detached.  A property in a terrace (row house in Merkin) doesn't
look like a house, so is tagged as
building=house.

Oh, and then there are bungalows and cottages, which count as houses in
OSM, so are tagged as
building=detached.

-- 
Paul
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