[Tagging] Milk Churn Stands

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Sun Jun 21 16:03:27 UTC 2020

In addition I think there are (wooden) platforms for churns in the same
area. At least I think so, but until I find one, I cannot say for sure
whether they still exist or not.

On Sun, 21 Jun 2020, 15:37 Paul Allen, <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 21 Jun 2020 at 14:22, Volker Schmidt <voschix at gmail.com> wrote:
>> My point was only that we should be carefully looking for variants of the
>> concept, and try to make it mappable, avoiding too specialized tags.
>> Something like "milk collection point" would comprise both if we were to
>> distinguish active from historic ones.
> It depends if we're tagging function or form or trying to handle both.  I
> have no
> objection to a milk_collection_point tag (or collection_point=milk) or
> whatever, as
> additional information but I'd like to have a tag for the physical form of
> these
> stands.
> In the UK, these are no longer used, or no longer used for their original
> purpose.  So man_made=milk_churn_stand + disused=yes is a better fit than
> just amenity = milk_collection_point + disused=yes because the latter on
> its
> own is just mapping history.
> --
> Paul
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