[Tagging] How to tag a street plaque?
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Mon Jan 18 10:44:37 UTC 2021
We have them too in Italy:
But in this case they are in addition to the street standardised street
name sign, as you can see in the photo.
In this case also the street name no longer correct. It's now called Via
It looks to me that these are old signs put up in the fascist era.
I also remember some discussion about some mappers adding the Wikipedia
link to the age of the person in the street name. I remember that people
did not like it, as it was link not to the street, but to the personality
in the name of the street.
On Mon, 18 Jan 2021 at 10:30, Peter Elderson <pelderson at gmail.com> wrote:
> A plaque with the street name is called a street sign, isn't it?
> Peter Elderson
> Op ma 18 jan. 2021 om 10:03 schreef Rafael Avila Coya <
> ravilacoya at gmail.com>:
>> My opinion is that
>> information=street_plaque + inscription=* is the best suggested option,
>> as those plaques main purpose is to inform people on the name of the
>> street, and the rest of the information is not as important. They are
>> not a memorial in themselves, but just additional information about the
>> biography of the person named in the street. In fact, if we consider
>> that a memorial, then all streets with the name of a person would all be
>> a memorial, wouldn't they?
>> My only doubt is that information=street_plaque could be used to map all
>> street plaques we find, and I don't really know if it would be wise to
>> populate the map with millions of street plaque nodes, unless we suggest
>> to use them only in the cases António is asking about.
>> O 18/01/21 ás 03:53, António Madeira escribiu:
>> > They are information plaques, to signal street names. Every city, town
>> > and village has them.
>> > There can be some of them with centuries old or so and considered
>> > touristic, but that's not what they were made for.
>> > I would prefer something more specific, like information=street_plaque
>> > inscription=* but I'm surprised there's nothing already for this.
>> > Às 23:45 de 17/01/2021, Graeme Fitzpatrick escreveu:
>> >> On Mon, 18 Jan 2021 at 12:40, António Madeira <antoniomadeira at gmx.com
>> >> <mailto:antoniomadeira at gmx.com>> wrote:
>> >> Normally, they just have the name of the street, but in the cases
>> >> where the name is the name of a person, is common to have other
>> >> relevant informations, like you can see in the pictures and in
>> >> Stefan's example.
>> >> They're mostly plaques in a wall, but they can also be detached,
>> >> when there's no place to attach them to.
>> >> I found this undocumented tag:
>> >> https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/tags/information=plaque#overview
>> >> It could be an option.
>> >> That could work.
>> >> Looks like they're usually associated with tourism=information
>> >> https://overpass-turbo.eu/s/12vb
>> >> Are your plaques intended for tourists, or residents?
>> >> Thanks
>> >> Graeme
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