[Tagging] How to tag a street plaque?

Jez Nicholson jez.nicholson at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 08:37:18 UTC 2021

>From my experience of OpenPlaques.org, a key characteristic of a
commemorative plaque is that it specifically indicates a location where a
famous person lived, or an event occurred, or an object used to be....a
street name sign with some biography of the subject does not.

On Mon, 18 Jan 2021, 03:01 Stefan Tauner, <stefan.tauner at gmx.at> wrote:

> On Sun, 17 Jan 2021 23:40:49 -0300
> António Madeira <antoniomadeira at gmx.com> wrote:
> > There's inscription=*, which could be used with memorial=plaque,
> > although the ones I pointed out are not memorial plaques, but street
> > plaques.
> Inscription would be used additionally to quote the text on the plague
> but this would not allow you to tag the type.
> I would say that these plaques are *both*, street name signs and
> commemorative plaque. Since we don't have dedicated tags for street
> name signs, memorial=plaque is the next best thing for these cases.
> --
> Kind regards/Mit freundlichen Grüßen, Stefan Tauner
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