[Tagging] Updating definition and description of place=square
joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 01:01:48 UTC 2020
What would you proposed as the description= (in the Infobox) for place=square?
What changes do you propose to the current text of the page to improve
-- Joseph Eisenberg
On 3/24/20, Greg Troxel <gdt at lexort.com> wrote:
> Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> writes:
>> Am Mo., 23. März 2020 um 18:47 Uhr schrieb Greg Troxel <gdt at lexort.com>:
>>> We need it for en_US, too, because in the US, at least in New England,
>>> everybody knows what Square means and it is different from what this
>>> thread is discussing.
>> Think about pre-60ies urbanism. And "new urbanism", for example.
> Sorry, too confusing!
>> Here are some examples in New England (I do not know them from visiting,
>> but they are obvious from looking at the map):
> not tagged as place=square. not in New England! (seriously, New York
> is not part of New England)
> Yes, uses Square in name and fits the eurodef.
> does not use sqaure in the name and is not place=square.
> Not clear if it really functions as a eurodef-square.
>> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/474864229 Union Square
> wrong link, but guessing you mean
> https://osm.org/go/Zct8XcGSc--?layers=N then that seems like maybe it
> fits and is named.
>> Also this could be a square:
> could be, but it could also just be a bit of grass.
>> (sorry no time for more examples now)
> That's fine, but the point is not that we have zero things in the US
> that meet the Euro definition of square. It is that we have many things
> that have square in the name that do not, and therefore that inhabitants
> of the US, or at least New England, do not relate at all to the EURO
> definition of square.
> Here is the most well known thing named square in New England (six
> and note the green area to the NE is not part of Harvard Square - it is
> "Harvard Yard", which is a thing near Harvard Square.
> Here's another example of someting with Square in the name that is not a
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