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

Allan Mustard allan at mustard.net
Mon Nov 12 15:33:23 UTC 2018


Yes, the UK embassies act on behalf of nationals of the British
Commonwealth if they have no representation in country.  I'd not tag
that, either.  They already know it :-)

On 11/12/2018 2:36 PM, Warin wrote:
> On 12/11/18 18:31, Colin Smale wrote:
>>
>> On 2018-11-11 21:51, Graeme Fitzpatrick wrote:
>>
>>> Just for the sake of asking a theoretical question that I know would
>>> probably never appear in real life :-)
>>>  
>>> Would / could you also use the multi-letter codes as you show eg
>>> NATO, WTO, SEATO?
>>>  
>>> & a mixture of them, so the British Ambassador to Belgium, who is
>>> also the delegate / representative to NATO (if there is such a
>>> thing?), would be
>>> country=GB
>>> target=BE;NATO
>>>  
>> It's possible I guess to have the inverse of that as well, where the
>> embassy of e.g. France also houses the ambassador of e.g. Monaco,
>> both being accredited to the same receiving nation? (contrived example)
>>  
>> If a mission "represents" multiple countries, and the services
>> offered are different, how could that be tagged? Something like the
>> full Embassy of A also housing consular services for B.
>>  
>> Possibly two OSM objects, one for the embassy of A and a separate
>> node for the services on behalf of B?
>>  
> I do know that in the past one diplomatic establishment will act for
> another where the other has no representatives in that country. E.g
> Commonwealth countries would usually try to help one another out. And
> I think Russia also substitutes for some other adjacent countries. The
> services offered varied depending of the countries and place. I'd not
> tag it.
>
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