[Tagging] List of obviously needed improvements to OSM Wiki

Brian M. Sperlongano zelonewolf at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 00:22:54 UTC 2021


This is the downside to "any tags you like" - sometimes mappers like tags
that most in the community would agree are a bad idea.

On Sun, Jan 17, 2021 at 7:02 PM Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
wrote:

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> sent from a phone
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> On 17 Jan 2021, at 13:30, Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging <
> tagging at openstreetmap.org> wrote:
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> (1)
> building=plot (increase by 10022 in last 100 days):
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:building=plot
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> maybe an import? Probably not a building? Likely a misnomer
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> (2)
> amenity=waste_dump_site (increase by 6991 in last 100 days):
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity=waste_dump_site
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> how does this compare to landfill?
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> (7)
> landuse=parcel (increase by 2634 in last 100 days):
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:landuse=parcel
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> not a landuse
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> (11)
> barrier=property_boundary (increase by 1374 in last 100 days):
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:barrier=property_boundary
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> not a barrier? Is it an unspecific barrier (any linear barrier like wall,
> fence, ditch, hedge)?
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> (C)
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> status info is missing and should be added (see
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag_status ):
> * https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:taxi
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> de facto
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> * https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:zone:TEC
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> discouraged (abbreviation)/to deprecate
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> Cheers Martin
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