[Tagging] amenity=taxi vehicle type

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Sat Jan 5 23:35:44 UTC 2019


On 06/01/19 10:25, Tom Pfeifer wrote:
> On 05.01.2019 23:55, Warin wrote:
>> But 'type' does not say much. Better to specify what type of 'type' 
>> is to be used :)
>>
>> In this case it is the type of vehicle.. so taxi_vehicle= 
>> car/motorcycle/rickshaw/* ?
>
> Thanks, I consider that the best idea so far!

I just don't like 'type' .. glad you like the suggested change. If it is 
the 'best suggestion' then your doing very well.

>
> On 05.01.2019 16:13, Dolly Andriatsiferana wrote:
> > wouldn't it be preferable using a different value of amenity=* or
> > something else and leave amenity=taxi for "taxis"?
>
> Using a new amenity value for a feature that we currently have about 
> 300x in the database
> leads to further tag fragmentation. According to previous discussion 
> the alternative vehicles
> are indeed called motorcycle taxi etc.
>
> So, amenity=taxi lets the data consumer evaluate individual 
> transportation for hire, and taxi_vehicle specifies it in more detail.
>
> tom
>
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