[Tagging] Grouping buildings together using relations

Seth Deegan jayandseth at gmail.com
Tue Jan 5 02:27:29 UTC 2021


> IMHO OSM uses too few relations where it should (streetnames!)

*true.*

lectrician1 <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Lectrician1>


On Mon, Jan 4, 2021 at 8:26 PM Stefan Tauner <stefan.tauner at gmx.at> wrote:

> On Mon, 4 Jan 2021 21:04:41 -0500
> Jmapb <jmapb at gmx.com> wrote:
>
> > There's a continuum here, but to my mind a university, even if it's
> > spread across a whole city, can be thought of a single site. The
> > branches of a library system, perhaps less so...
>
> Yes, I agree. I may have misunderstood the OP (apparently I have :) and
> thought of a single library that is spread across a few buildings, not
> something like a municipal library network. In the latter case I would
> not expect them to share too many attributes, especially not the
> opening hours, but that might differ of course.
>
> Although I have to say in this context that I am not a big fan of an
> overly strict interpretation of the "Relations are not Categories" rule.
> IMHO OSM uses too few relations where it should (streetnames!)
>
> --
> Kind regards/Mit freundlichen Grüßen, Stefan Tauner
>
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