[Tagging] building:roof:shape vs roof:shape

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Sun Jan 24 22:02:10 UTC 2021


I also opened https://github.com/OSMBuildings/OSMBuildings/issues/226
as despite not mentioning roof:shape in taginfo tag usage report it
seems to be a bug in their tag usage report


Jan 24, 2021, 22:58 by joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com:

> Makes sense, however usage is still slowly increasing: > https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/?key=building%3Aroof%3Ashape#chronology>  - though much less than with roof:shape which is strongly upward: > https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/?key=roof%3Ashape#chronology
>
> The one listed use for building:roof:shape is OSM Buildings - > https://osmbuildings.org <https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/projects/osmbuildings>>  - but it appears to also support roof:shape so there shouldn't be a problem with switching: > https://github.com/OSMBuildings/OSMBuildings/search?q=roof%3Ashape
>
> –Joseph Eisenberg
>
> On Sun, Jan 24, 2021 at 1:45 PM Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging <> tagging at openstreetmap.org> > wrote:
>
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:building:roof:shape
>>
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:roof:shape
>>
>> Is there any difference at all between this two tags?
>> Would be OK to consider building:roof:shape as deprecated?
>>
>> Yes, it is used 98k times, but roof:shape is used 3348k times.
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