[Tagging] sport=shooting_range vs sport=shooting + leisure=pitch

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Mon Dec 28 13:53:12 UTC 2020




Dec 21, 2020, 00:30 by dieterdreist at gmail.com:

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>> On 20. Dec 2020, at 22:45, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> sport    bowls        A place where you can play lawn bowls/lawn      bowling.
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>> sport    kitesurfing        To mark a spot for kitesurfing
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>> sport    multi        A sports facility that is suitable for more      than one sport
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>> sport    racquet        Racquetball facilities, such as      racquetball courts
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>> sport    scuba_diving        To mark a spot for scuba diving
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>> sport    surfing        A spot for surfing.
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>> These do not describe the 'sport'/activity but state it is a      'place'/'spot' i.e. a physical thing.
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> these descriptions are misguided and should be fixed. The tag “sport” is about a sport, it is a property, and unlike the wiki says, its presence does not even tell in every case that you can exercise the sport at an object with this tag. E.g.
> shop=sports
> sport=surfing
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> The wiki is explicit: “>  A sport should normally also be associated with a suitable physical feature where it is performed; often this is > leisure <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:leisure>> => pitch <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:leisure%3Dpitch>>  or > leisure <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:leisure>> => trac <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:leisure%3Dtrack>
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> Cheers Martin 
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https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:sport should be now fixed.

Hopefully it was caught before such mistagging was popular enough to redefine sport=* tags.
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