[Tagging] Criticism of PTv2

Phake Nick c933103 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 20:52:54 UTC 2020

On 2020-03-10 Tue 19:47, Dave F via Tagging <tagging at openstreetmap.org>

> On 09/03/2020 21:00, Alan Mackie wrote:
> >
> > So it's better to label them all as platforms? I can't see any raised
> area
> > in a typical bus stop:...
> >
> >
> > Why would we tag it as if it looks like this?...
> This is just one example of poor concepts implemented in PTv2. We should
> be mapping *physical*, not imaginary objects. They couldn't even come up
> with an original tag so hijacked an existing one, while completely
> disregarding it's dictionary meaning.
> > A platform is a platform, a perfectly flat bit of sidewalk isn't.
> +1
> DaveF

In the sense of bus, sidewalk could be a platform because they are raised
from the driving road surface. You can google "bus platform" and see many
example of the word being used in real world.

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