[Tagging] Please fix unnamed square tagging / was: ... description of place=square

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 09:47:59 UTC 2020

Am Di., 24. März 2020 um 05:28 Uhr schrieb Joseph Eisenberg <
joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>:

> > ...the centre of Paris in a Nolliplan: http://www.iad
> bs.de/site/assets/files/1954/schwarzplan.jpg
> > All the areas where the streets widen significantly at junctions with
> other streets are likely squares (you can’t see the smaller ones in this
> scale). The surrounding buildings will often accentuate the square (raised
> corners, main facade to the square etc.)
> So is evey street intersecton in the Eixample part of Barcelona a
> place=square?
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eixample
> "The Eixample is characterized by long straight streets, a strict grid
> pattern crossed by wide avenues, and square blocks with chamfered
> corners"

Yes, this could be one interpretation, and probably the intention of the
design, although they are so tiny compared to the street widths that you
could also say they are not. It's an edge case.

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