[Tagging] building = house vs detached.

Paul Allen pla16021 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 11:38:51 UTC 2018

On Mon, Jul 23, 2018 at 2:08 AM, Mike H <1jgon6 at gmail.com> wrote:

> It seems that detached is supposed to be a more detailed value than house.
> I went through as many house type values for building as I could find of
> taginfo, and put them into a table quite a few of them look to be
> duplicates/typos. I've attached that table to this email. I used the parent
> column there to list the more general option above the current row, or if
> the value was a duplicate I added that in there.
> I also came up with this tree of values as best as I could (sorted by
> usage):
> -+yes
>  +-+residential
>    +-+house
>      +detached
>      +terrace
>      +static_caravan
>      +semidetached_house
>      +manor
>      +villa

Also houseboat.  Which can also be non-residential, even if the wiki
doesn't say it.  There's an Indian restaurant
near me on a converted boat (sometimes you have to map with the tags you
have, not the tags you want, as
Donald Rumsfeld didn't quite say).

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