[Tagging] How to tag a street plaque?

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Tue Jan 19 08:52:19 UTC 2021


There are already plenty of values that do not indicate the highway type:
give_way, stop, street_lamp, etc.

regards

m

On Tue, Jan 19, 2021 at 8:34 AM Peter Neale via Tagging <
tagging at openstreetmap.org> wrote:

> Surely "highway=*" should be reserved for specifying what type of highway
> it is?
>
> A plaque may be on (or next to) a highway, but it *is not* a highway.
>
> Peter
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> On Tue, 19 Jan 2021 at 6:06, António Madeira
> <antoniomadeira at gmx.com> wrote:
> Since these plaques are always related to highways, what about
> highway=street_plaque?
>
>
> Às 17:58 de 18/01/2021, António Madeira escreveu:
> > Hmmm, good catch, I didn't notice that...
> > This is definitely not a tourism element, but I think it's not
> > overstretched to say it conveys information for travellers. :)
> >
> >
> > Às 17:31 de 18/01/2021, Stefan Tauner escreveu:
> >> On Mon, 18 Jan 2021 16:01:30 -0300
> >> António Madeira <antoniomadeira at gmx.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> I would prefer information=* instead of man_made=*, since the first
> >>> conveys the real purpose of the element and not some kind of
> >>> construction or building.
> >> The information key's primary use is to specify the kind of information
> >> given by an object tagged with tourism=information, cf.
> >> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:tourism%3Dinformation
> >>
> >> I don't think it fits very well (but OTOH it is not completely beside
> >> the point either).
> >>
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