davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Thu Jan 16 13:19:02 UTC 2020
On 16/01/2020 12:01, Paul Allen wrote:
> A lot of buildings have to be building=yes, for lack of anything better.
> you already lost the battle with building=house, which is too firmly
> entrenched to change.
Why would it need to change? If that's it's *current* usage tag it as
house. If it changes to something else, amend it. .
> BTW, what do you think this building is?
> It's a private house. But it used to be a chapel, and that's how you'd
> describe it
> if you wanted to use it as a landmark in navigational instructions.
Use historic=* because *that's* what it is - historic. It makes it clear.
Building=* is a current tag. Using it to describe its historical usage,
based falsely on an assumption building usage (say, schools) has some
sort of unifying physical characteristics, makes no logical sense.
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