[Tagging] Values in namespaces/prefixes/suffixes Considered Harmful - Or: Stop over-namespacing and prefix-fooling

Stefan Keller sfkeller at gmail.com
Sun Mar 31 20:41:45 UTC 2019


Hallo Martin

Am So., 31. März 2019 um 22:01 Uhr schrieb Martin Koppenhoefer
<dieterdreist at gmail.com>:
> what about amenity=school;place_of_worship
> is this desirable tagging?

No, because amenity=school and amenity=place_of_worship are aka
"top-level" keys (= main entities, main concepts) with one to several
sub-keys.

:Stefan

Am So., 31. März 2019 um 22:01 Uhr schrieb Martin Koppenhoefer
<dieterdreist at gmail.com>:
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> sent from a phone
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> > On 31. Mar 2019, at 18:07, Stefan Keller <sfkeller at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > This deteriorates the quality of OSM - and it hurts, given the fact,
> > that there is a proven alternative with semi-colon separated values,
> > which even allows tagging no-values (e.g.
> > service=no_retail,retail,repair,second_hand).
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> what about amenity=school;place_of_worship
> is this desirable tagging?
>
> What does it mean? A mix of a school and a place_of_worship or a place of worship and a school?
>
> amenity=bench;wastebasket
> amenity=wastebasket;recycling
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>
> Cheers, Martin
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