[Tagging] How to tag a threshing floor

António Madeira antoniomadeira at gmx.com
Thu Nov 5 19:51:51 UTC 2020

Oh, I see what you mean. I was lost in translation I guess.
As I wrote in my first message, they're still used for their original
purpose in the Mediterranean area, although not as much as before, of
course. Still, they are used for other purposes, like festivals, as you
mentioned, family reunions and many other agricultural purposes.

Às 16:14 de 05/11/2020, Joseph Eisenberg escreveu:
> historic=wayside_shrine and some other values of historic=* are
> examples which show that the key "historic=" can be used for features
> which are still functional.
> A threshing floor is probably still usable for beating grain to remove
> the chaff and straw, as intended, but with modern machinery available,
> these features will no longer be used in countries with access to
> capital. They are still used in remote areas where farmers have very
> few resources (e.g Afghanistan, according to some photos available
> online). But most of those in use in richer countries will be as
> historic sites or for special festivals, as shown in the photos in the
> wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Threshing_floor
> My preference would be for man_made=threshing_floor however.
> -- Joseph Eisenberg
> On Thu, Nov 5, 2020 at 10:57 AM António Madeira via Tagging
> <tagging at openstreetmap.org <mailto:tagging at openstreetmap.org>> wrote:
>     I didn't get it, Mateusz.
>     What does historic=wayside_shrine have to do with threshing floor?
>>             On Thu, 5 Nov 2020 at 11:37, Mateusz Konieczny via
>>             Tagging <tagging at openstreetmap.org
>>             <mailto:tagging at openstreetmap.org>> wrote:
>>                 We also have historic=wayside_shrine that is used for
>>                 ones that are not historic at all.
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