[Tagging] New proposal draft to simplify the mapping of farm buildings (stables)
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Fri Aug 30 20:55:12 UTC 2019
> Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2019 08:31:25 -0400
> From: "Nita S." <nitagurrl at gmail.com>
> To: "Tag discussion, strategy and related tools"
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> Subject: Re: [Tagging] New proposal draft to simplify the mapping of
> farm buildings (stables)
> Around here those are called poll-barns. They are usually constructed with
> utility poles ( or similar ) a roof truss system, and corrugated/galvanized
> metal sheets. They cover farm equipment, feed storage, and sometimes
> On Thu, Aug 29, 2019 at 9:02 AM Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, 28 Aug 2019 at 23:35, Graeme Fitzpatrick <graemefitz1 at gmail.com>
>>> On Thu, 29 Aug 2019 at 01:02, Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> more happy pigs to be found here (supposedly)
>>>> And that is a pig pen. But, according to some, also a pig sty. An
>>>> enclosure rather than a building.
>>> This time, I'd go sty, although pen would also be OK.
>> In common parlance that could be a sty or a pen. However, I don't think
>> you'd map it as
>> building=sty (or even building=pen) because it's not a building.
>>> The one's I've seen in farmyards have had a rudimentary roof in one
>>> corner, with the rest being dirt or mud!
>> The bit of roof could be building=sty (a bit of a stretch, though). I'd
>> be tempted to make it
>> building=roof. Especially as that's how somebody might map it if seen
>> from the road but
>> no pigs were around at the time.
Don't you mean "pole barns?"
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