[Tagging] landuse=depot?

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Sun Jan 10 12:02:16 UTC 2021

(1) this does not mean that landuse=depot is an optimal tag

(2) using the same tag for aircraft boneyards, container depots,
storage of military vehicles, stockpile of goods, railway depot,
bus depot and everything else called depot seems subotimal

Jan 10, 2021, 12:19 by voschix at gmail.com:

> What is wrong with it? Bus or road-maintenance depots are clearly land-use cases.
> Besides that, I think there can be no voting anymore. It is an established tag with 1400 uses.
> On Sun, 10 Jan 2021 at 11:55, Florian Lohoff <> f at zz.de> > wrote:
>> Hi,
>>  after a discussion about retagging road maintenance facilities in
>>  Germany as landuse=depot i got a bit annoyed by the IMHO abuse of
>>  the landuse= key with the depot value.
>>  It seems this landuse value is only proposed but the wiki page makes
>>  people think this is an established tag people should use. 
>>  Arguments of mine that this is a refinement of a commercial/industrial
>>  landuse and should be an man_made or amenity have all been brought 
>>  up in the carto rendering requests and thus these requests have all been 
>>  denied.
>>  Still the wiki page for landuse=depot exists and attracts more usage
>>  or as i would say "abuse" ...
>>  Is there any consensus on landuse=depot to be either established,
>>  removed or brought to voting?
>>  Flo
>>  -- 
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