[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - (consulate)-->(office=diplomatic)

Allan Mustard allan at mustard.net
Sun Nov 11 15:35:10 UTC 2018


Proposed primary (first-level) key in the current version of the
proposal is office=diplomatic. 

On 11/11/2018 4:56 PM, Sergio Manzi wrote:
>
> Hello Allan,
>
> sorry, I'm a late comer to the discussion, so there might be something
> I've/am missed/missing, but...
>
> From your description I understand that "embassy=*", "consulate=*" and
> "liaison=*" will be new first level keys: wouldn't it be better to
> make them secondary level keys under the "diplomatic" /namespace/,
> exactly as you are proposing for "services" (/and maybe also add
> "services"" as a possible value for "diplomatic=*"/) ?
>
> We should then have:
>
>   * diplomatic:embassy
>     <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Key:embassy&action=edit&redlink=1>=* with
>     key values of [yes, high_commission, nunciature,
>     interests_section, mission, delegation, branch_embassy, residence]
>   * diplomatic:consulate
>     <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Key:consulate&action=edit&redlink=1>=* with
>     key values of {yes, consulate_general, consular_agency,
>     consular_office, honorary_consul]
>   * diplomatic:liaison
>     <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Key:liaison&action=edit&redlink=1>=* with
>     key values of [liaison_office, representative_office, subnational];
>
> Cheers,
>
> Sergio
>
>
> On 2018-11-11 12:40, Allan Mustard wrote:
>>
>> Here, please take a look at the updated Tagging section of the
>> proposal and see if that solves the issue.  I include a link to the
>> Wikipedia article on ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 codes.
>>
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/office%3Ddiplomatic#Tagging
>>
>> *Current Proposal:*
>>
>>   * establish formally the office
>>     <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:office>=diplomatic
>>     <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Tag:office%3Ddiplomatic&action=edit&redlink=1> primary
>>     tag/key value combination, with the following additional
>>     (secondary and tertiary) tags:
>>       o diplomatic
>>         <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:diplomatic>=* with
>>         key values of [embassy, consulate, liaison]
>>           + embassy
>>             <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Key:embassy&action=edit&redlink=1>=* with
>>             key values of [yes, high_commission, nunciature,
>>             interests_section, mission, delegation, branch_embassy,
>>             residence]
>>           + consulate
>>             <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Key:consulate&action=edit&redlink=1>=* with
>>             key values of {yes, consulate_general, consular_agency,
>>             consular_office, honorary_consul]
>>           + liaison
>>             <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Key:liaison&action=edit&redlink=1>=* with
>>             key values of [liaison_office, representative_office,
>>             subnational];
>>
>>   * establish formally diplomatic:services:*=[yes/no] additional
>>     (tertiary) tag with the following options:
>>      o
>>           + diplomatic:services:non-immigrant_visas*=[yes/no]
>>           + diplomatic:services:immigrant_visas=[yes/no]
>>           + diplomatic:services:citizen_services=[yes/no]; and
>>
>>   * deprecate the amenity=embassy tag over a period of time.
>>
>> Additional tags routinely used would include:
>>
>>   * country <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:country>=* where
>>     * is thetwo-character ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code
>>     <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_3166-1_alpha-2>for the sending
>>     country or organization or the generally accepted English acronym
>>     for an international organization (e.g., UN, OSCE);
>>   * name <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:name>=* where * is
>>     the name of the mission;
>>   * target <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:target>=* where *
>>     is thetwo-character ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code
>>     <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_3166-1_alpha-2>for the
>>     receiving (accrediting) country or organization or the generally
>>     accepted English acronym for an international organization (e.g.,
>>     UN, OSCE, NATO, WTO). If a mission is accredited to multiple
>>     countries or organizations, * will constitute a
>>     semicolon-delimited list of tags, e.g., target
>>     <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:target>=US;CA
>>     <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Tag:target%3DUS;CA&action=edit&redlink=1> for
>>     a mission accredited to both the United States and Canada.
>>
>> and of course the address and other contact information.
>>
>>
>> On 11/11/2018 3:52 PM, Colin Smale wrote:
>>>
>>> On 2018-11-11 11:27, Warin wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 11/11/18 20:05, Colin Smale wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> On 2018-11-11 07:49, Graeme Fitzpatrick wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>      
>>>>>     But wouldn't it be covered by the name eg "Australian Embassy
>>>>>     to Russia"?
>>>>>      
>>>>>
>>>>> We should not rely on free-text fields like "name" to convey
>>>>> information that belongs in a structured form...
>>>>
>>>> The text clearly identifies the object as;
>>>> an Embassy
>>>> The 'from' country as Australia
>>>> the 'to' country ... as Russia ... though this may also include
>>>> other countries too ..and would be indicated by an enclosure by
>>>> that county.
>>>
>>> You miss the point... The fact that the words "Australian Embassy"
>>> and/or "to Russia" occur in the "name" tag is not enough for an
>>> automated processor to unambiguously understand that the sending
>>> nation is the Commonwealth of Australia and the receiving nation is
>>> the Russian Federation. All these words can be written in any
>>> language of the world. Hence the need for the "from," "to" and
>>> "function" concepts to be modelled with a curated list of values -
>>> there are only so many countries and international organisations (in
>>> this sense) in the world, and those lists are pretty static.
>>>
>>> Enclosure won't work for missions to international organisations or
>>> the Vatican either. There are (IIRC) also arrangements between
>>> countries such that the embassy of A in country B also represents
>>> country C under certain circumstances. This also doesn't fit nicely
>>> with the "from"/"to" model. On wikipedia they are called "De facto
>>> embassies":
>>>
>>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_facto_embassy
>>>
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