[Tagging] mapping large memorial objects that roads pass through.

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Thu Mar 14 00:16:03 UTC 2019


+ 1 on gate way - can be applied to many items.

A node for each pillar and a way to connect them?

Each pillar with man_made=pillar??
and the way with man_made=gateway???

Then sub tags for gateway=*.


On 13/03/19 21:32, Joseph Eisenberg wrote:
> A Torii is not exactly an arch, but it is a gateway (at least 
> symbolically). Perhaps man_made=gateway is a more general term, which 
> can incude archways as well as rectangular gateways
>
> If you would like, you can start a proposal page.
>
> On Wed, Mar 13, 2019 at 7:26 PM Tony Shield <tony.shield999 at gmail.com 
> <mailto:tony.shield999 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Been wondering for months how to tag arches in general - not a
>     mention
>     in Wiki.
>
>     I do like man-made = arch.
>
>     I do think that there are several major types of arch which help, so
>     this discussion started with torii and a possible answer is given as
>
>     Perhaps they could be man_made=archway and archway=torii?
>
>     The archway tag could have values such as torii, triumphal-arch
>     (Arc de
>     Triomphe in Paris, Marble Arch in London), roman-gate. Suitable
>     values
>     for others will be needed.
>
>     It seems to me that many arches have a deep cultural significance,
>     often
>     they were constructed to be significant in that respect, so I would
>     expect memorial or possibly religious tags to be associated with
>     an arch.
>
>     How to proceed? If there is agreement does it need voting on? Or
>     can the
>     wiki be expanded to show this as a tag?
>
>     Regards
>
>     TonyS
>
>     On 13/03/2019 08:35, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>     >
>     > sent from a phone
>     >
>     >> On 13. Mar 2019, at 01:35, Joseph Eisenberg
>     <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com <mailto:joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>>
>     wrote:
>     >>
>     >> We considered man_made=gantry (which in general can be used
>     >> for any sort of structure than goes over a road) or
>     man_made=archway.
>     >
>     > +1, there is also man_made=arch (32 uses vs 7 for archway)
>     >
>     >
>     >> There was also a suggestion to tag some of these structures as
>     a type
>     >> of artwork, although this is only sometimes relevant.
>     >
>     > +1, add additionally artwork if you consider the thing a work of
>     art.
>     >
>     >
>     > The section of road itself passing under the arch could be
>     tagged with covered=yes, this is a hint for the renderer
>     >
>     >
>     > Cheers, Martin
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