[Tagging] Maxtents=<number> or capacity:tents=<number> for campsites?

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Wed Aug 21 23:37:24 UTC 2019

OK, so there were 2 people in favor of capacity:tents=<number> (+
tents=yes/no) and 2 in favor of using tents=yes/<number> alone. Any
other thoughts on this?

On 7/4/19, Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> These are mainly meant to be used with tourism=camp_site and
> tourism=caravan_site to show the total capacity of the facility, which
> might be important for groups. For tourism=camp_pitch it could be used
> for large "pitches" that are intended for a group, such as an extended
> family. I've seen these where a half-dozen or dozen tents are allowed.
> I don't camp by caravan myself, but I think there are occasionally
> sites that can be reserved or booked as one location for a group of
> several caravans at a national park, so caravans=4 or
> capacity:caravans=3 might occasionally be useful even with
> tourism=camp_pitch.
> Joseph
> On 7/4/19, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 04/07/19 11:47, Graeme Fitzpatrick wrote:
>>> On Wed, 3 Jul 2019 at 10:06, Joseph Eisenberg
>>> <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com <mailto:joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>>     Some users specify the number of tents or caravans allowed at a
>>>     campsite or camp pitch with tents=<number> and caravans=<number>,
>>> but
>>>     more frequently these are specified with capacity:caravans=<number>,
>>>     capacity:tents=<number> or maxtents=<number>
>>>     So I'm thinking that capacity:tents=# and capacity:caravans=# would
>>> be
>>>     the least ambiguous option, along with tents=yes/no and
>>>     caravans=yes/no?
>>> I've never seen an individual caravan site / pitch that will handle
>>> more than 1 caravan at a time, so I'm not sure if there's any need for
>>> that one?
>>> With regard to the number of tents on an individual site, you then get
>>> the potential problem of the size of the tent.
>>> Let's say that your tent site is 5m x 5m - you can get tents that are
>>> that size (& bigger!) so only 1 will fit, or, if a group of people are
>>> using 1-man pup tents / swags, they could probably fit 10 tents in
>>> that same area!
>>> Maybe just leave it as tent & caravan = yes / no, without the numbers
>>> / capacity fields?
>> You have never been camping in Germany. Some camp sites are regimented,
>> you are allocated a site/pitch on registering, yes for a tent!
>> Adels Grove in Queensland also dictates a site... and so does Lawn Hill
>> NP site. And there are NP sites in Tassie that do the same, booked sites
>> for tents.
>> So capacity:tents=# and capacity:caravans=# are valid things for camp
>> sites.
>> Camp pitches of larger size, with smaller tents ??? I'd leave it to the
>> mapper, if they want they can add the tag.

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