[Tagging] landuse for government offices ?

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Tue Oct 2 13:49:07 UTC 2018


Oh, I understand this tag.

I was just concerned that other mappers might misuse the tag if it isn't
clear.

I know that as a new user (just a few months ago!) I would often just try
typing in words in the ID editor,
and picking the tag that looked right. Who has time to follow the link to
the wiki for everything?
So it's a good idea if the tag name is as unambiguous as possible.

On Tue, Oct 2, 2018 at 9:14 PM John Willis <johnw at mac.com> wrote:

>
>
> Javbw
>
> > On Oct 2, 2018, at 8:02 AM, Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > 90% of the land in some western American States will be owned and
> managed by some level of government
>
> This is not about who is on the operator=* tag on a hundred square miles
> of grazing lands in Colorado.
>
> It is about mapping the landuse for the *office building* for the land
> administration office in the state capital that handles the applications
> from ranchers wanting to use that land.
>
> National parks, preserves, grazing lands, military bases, and other
> "lands" controlled by the government are simply empty land with a boundary
> (which have very specific tags),  which would be tagged as they normally
> should be now.
>
> "Civic Admin" is about mapping the offices and centers where Civic
> employees do their job and interface with citizens - not where cows
> interface with grass 😉
>
> Land literally used for Civic administration -or any land for sale would
> be "landuse=retail" ! 😁
>
> Javbw.
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