[Tagging] horse rental

Thilo Haug OSM thaug at gmx.de
Mon Sep 3 13:18:41 UTC 2018


Hi,

"Doesn't need a semicolon, only the main activity gets amenity=*, see
examples"
is fine.

The principle should be described in general (not only for rental and
not only for one shop),
as there's currently a mess with different formats (compare car /
bicycle / motorcycle shops).

I think namespaces with : are more usual,
but technically it makes no difference.

And the question is whether the "main amenity" makes sense in this case.
Let's say I search a service which is usually already part of something
else (main key shop=* or similar)
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity%3Dcar_rental
--> then you'd need to search for several values, amenity=car_rental and
car_rental=*
shop=car
or
shop=rental
with
car:rental=yes
would IMHO be more stuctured.

I also don't understand what the prefix "service" in bicycle is good for
(to distinguish it from which other key "without service" ?)
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:shop%3Dbicycle#Additional_keys

Cheers,
Thilo

Am 03.09.2018 um 12:19 schrieb Hufkratzer:
> On 2.9.2018 22:06 Thilo Haug OSM wrote:
>> {...]
>> The current namespace article doesn't mention underscores :
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Namespace#Example_namespace_uses
>
> I think it doesn't have to, the underscore can just be a part of a key
> or a value like any letter [a-z] can.
>
>> The amenity=* version is IMHO the worst possibility (in case of several
>> "amenities")
>> as you could just work with semicolon separator,
>> which isn't recommended : [...]
>
> Doesn't need a semicolon, only the main activity gets amenity=*, see
> examples:
>
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/3880444689 :
> amenity=restaurant
> horse_rental=yes
>
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/1563976033 :
> amenity=fuel
> car_rental=yes
>
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/2356973972 :
> amenity=boat_rental
> bicycle_rental=yes
> dinghi_rental=yes
> motorboat_rental=yes
> pedalboat_rental=yes
>
> If you want to search for all car_rental's you have to search for
> amenity=car_rental (main activity) and for car_rental=yes (secondary
> activity). This is uncomfortable, but theĀ  rendering
> depends on the main activity, therefore the distinction is necessary.
> Isn't it?
>
>
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