[Tagging] historic memorial (was Re: "Feature Proposal - RFC - Qanat")

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Mon Jun 22 05:19:32 UTC 2020

What about a plate that remembers a police officer that was killed in 2002?



On Sun, Jun 21, 2020 at 3:28 PM Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 21 Jun 2020 at 08:11, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
>> you are raising the bar higher than it is. Every memorial is tagged as historic for example.
> That is not a good argument.  It is not (usually) the memorial itself which is of
> historic interest but the event or person it commemorates.
> For example, this plaque was unveiled in 1993:
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cardigan_Eisteddfod_Plaque.jpg
> The event it commemorates took place in 1176 and is considered to be
> of great cultural and historical significance:
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1176_Cardigan_eisteddfod
> That plaque could be destroyed by a car driving into it and be replaced by
> a new plaque.  That new plaque would still qualify as historic=memorial
> the moment it was installed, because the historical interest is in the event
> it commemorates.
> --
> Paul
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