[Tagging] Mapping generic sheds

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Fri May 4 08:52:08 UTC 2018


The problem is that (British) English does not have a word for a generic
animal-stable. "stable" is for horses. "cow shed" is for bovines, "pigsty"
for pigs.
In the US a "barn" may include animal sheltering, but not in UK-English.


On 4 May 2018 at 09:39, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:

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> On 4. May 2018, at 07:23, marc marc <marc_marc_irc at hotmail.com> wrote:
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> building=farm_auxiliary
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> farm_auxiliary:architecture=shed/*
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> this combination makes no sense.
> building value is about appearance.
> so if the appearance is a shed, then building=shed
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> +1, also building=stable or building=pigsty etc. would be ok
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> farm_auxiliary:function=sheeps;cows;horses;*
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> or building:usage ?
> but a cow is not a usage, nor a function.
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> for animal related features there is the key “animal”, the most used value
> is “yes” https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/animal#values
> its wiki page suggests keys like cat=yes etc
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Animals
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> IMHO for a pigsty pigs would be implicit.
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> building=farm_auxiliary is a more generic “I don’t know it well, but it’s
> part of a farm and not a residential building”-tag. I would prefer more
> specific building values if you do know better.
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> cheers,
> Martin
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