[Tagging] Keys to which new values can be added without a proposal: craft=, shop=, building=, office=, sport=?

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Sat Aug 17 00:54:29 UTC 2019

On 17/08/19 07:54, Paul Allen wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Aug 2019 at 22:33, Martin Koppenhoefer 
> <dieterdreist at gmail.com <mailto:dieterdreist at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     The way I see it, we’re mapping the world, as it is. Not just
>     places where the general public may have an interest in navigating
>     to it. If you were to make an analysis about the functional
>     structure of a city you would want to know about the offices, even
>     if they are not open to anyone besides their clients and business
>     partners.
> And parcel deliverers.  And others.  Just because most people don't 
> need or want to know
> about them, that doesn't mean nobody wants to know.
> That said, in the few cases like that where a company doesn't 
> specifically make its location
> public knowledge, if I find out it's there I check if it wants its 
> location mapped.  If it doesn't,.
> I map only the building name/number.

If it can be seen from the street then it is a navigational aid and 
should be mapped, even if the general public cannot go there.
OSM maps military establishments where the general public cannot go.
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