[Tagging] Creating shop=caravan

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 15 21:07:14 UTC 2019


On Wed, 16 Jan 2019 at 06:07, Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 15 Jan 2019 at 19:51, Mark Wagner <mark+osm at carnildo.com> wrote:
>
>> If you use "shop=mobile_home" as the top-level tag, it'll almost never
>> be tagged correctly in the United States.  In the US, a
>> "shop=mobile_home" is this:
>>
>
Same thing in Australia.

What started the whole thing off was me wanting to map one of these
https://www.google.com/maps/@-28.1024313,153.42572,3a,49.8y,63.62h,81.57t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sMvEs2ki-4pYQP_0DhUxQ9w!2e0!7i13312!8i6656


> Actually, id (dunno about other editors) handles this by having aliases of
> certain terms.  Which would allow mappers to type in RV or mobile home, or
> caravan or anything else and get shop=whatever_we_decide.
>

Yep, that's what I'm thinking about at the moment

Thanks

Graeme
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