[Tagging] Keys to which new values can be added without a proposal: craft=, shop=, building=, office=, sport=?

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Jul 31 12:35:37 UTC 2019



sent from a phone

> On 31. Jul 2019, at 10:50, Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> when should a new value should be added to the wiki page "Map Features".


only after it has become generally established :)

while none of these conditions are maybe absolute hard requirements, IMHO most of them should be fulfilled:

- is used in significant numbers by many different people 
- has presets in different applications 
- is used by at least one “important” data user (e.g. OpenStreetMap carto, routing service, osmand, etc.)
- is used on several continents and not just in a limited geographic area (otherwise it shouldn’t appear on the global map features list)
- has a definition and it is (largely ) undisputed 

Cheers Martin 


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