[Tagging] key educational

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Sat Aug 17 02:56:45 UTC 2019

On 17/08/19 11:58, Joseph Eisenberg wrote:
> It is better to document the meaning of a property tag at its own wiki 
> page, so tools like Taginfo can make use of the description, but a tag 
> used only a handful of times does not need to be added to major 
> feature pages without discussion.
> I’ve made a page for key:educational now, so it will  be documented, 
> since it’s been added to 17 routes in the past 14 months.

Best to give a link to the page. Too new to find it yet.

I think the key:educational maybe better used later for schools, 
colleges, cram schools etc.


I think the above wiki page gives some better information on values 
rather than 'yes'.

might be better values..

Personally I'd use the description key as that already exists and is 
adaptable to any route.

> On Sat, Aug 17, 2019 at 9:52 AM Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com 
> <mailto:61sundowner at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     On 17/08/19 03:55, s8evq wrote:
>     > On Thu, 15 Aug 2019 20:37:56 +0900, Joseph Eisenberg
>     <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com <mailto:joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>>
>     wrote:
>     >
>     >> The key "educational" has only been used 25 times, mainly
>     >> "educational=yes", and does not have a wiki page, so it would
>     be best
>     >> to remove it from the route pages.
>     >>
>     > That's OK for me. Anybody who's againt removing it from the the
>     tagging scheme?
>     It is obviously something mappers want to indicate. If it has no
>     documentation then it will get used in lots of different ways ..
>     not all of them that useful.
>     As this is the only documentation for it I think OSM would loose
>     information from its removal.
>     route:educational=yes could be a better tag?
>     I prefer trying to make good tags that people can use, even of the
>     use is low, as good tags are better than poor tags.

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