[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - (consulate)
61sundowner at gmail.com
Sun Oct 21 23:14:50 UTC 2018
That should be possible - it would come up with both tags -
amenity=diplomatic with diplomatic=embassy, or amenity=diplomatic with
If you type 'tennis' what does ID come up with? sport=tennis with a
selection of leisure=pitch, or something=sports_centre ..
On 22/10/18 09:54, Joseph Eisenberg wrote:
> As a new mapper, I would not have though to type “diplomatic” when
> searching for a tag for an embassy or consulate. It’s nice if mappers
> can just type “embassy” or “consulate” into the ID editor and have it
> pop up.
> So I like amenity=consulate
> On Mon, Oct 22, 2018 at 7:42 AM Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com
> <mailto:61sundowner at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On 22/10/18 09:09, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> > sent from a phone
> >> On 21. Oct 2018, at 19:20, Johnparis <okosm at johnfreed.com
> <mailto:okosm at johnfreed.com>> wrote:
> >> Question : there is existing tagging for such places, specifically
> >> amenity=embassy + diplomatic=consulate
> >> Frankly, I have never been happy with this tagging because a
> consulate isn't really a subset of an embassy. It's a different
> sort of animal, but related. Same genus, different species if you
> > I agree. I am fine with the proposed tagging by Alan.
> The proposed addition of amenity=consulate then conflicts with the
> present definition of amenity=embassy - both would be available to
> tag a consulate!!!
> > Shifting both, embassies and consulates under a diplomatic main
> key would require retagging of both, embassies and consulates, but
> the embassies are already tagged ok.
> At present all embassies and consulates can be and at least some
> are tagged as amenity=embassy!
> There is no distinction with the present OSM wiki definition of
> > Also from a practical point of view, it is faster to type one
> tag than two.
> Certainly. Faster again to type nothing. Mappers who want to add
> detail will do so.
> > If a map renderer doesn’t want to distinguish between the two,
> it can use the bare amenity=diplomatic as long as people are using
> it together with diplomatic=passport_check or something like this
> (think tourism=information), and will have to look for
> diplomatic=embassy as well, so they could in the first place
> change their rule to “amenity is embassy or consulate”, and be
> future proof :)
> That would require typing of more than one tag.
> Do you want fast?
> Then you will need one tag that says all you want ... one tag for
> a consulate that does vias, another tag for a consulate that does
> not do visas .. etc etc..
> Reality: more than one tag would be required to have a system that
> is not litered with one tags that do so much detail.
> I would opt for;
> depreciating amenity=embassy .. as they are used for embassies,
> consulates etc .. so you don't know what they are (unless it has a
> detailed sub tag)
> introducing amenity=diplomatic and use the sub tag diplomatic=* to
> detail what it is - embassy/consulate/*
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