[Tagging] Tag for number of flats
andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 30 23:45:12 UTC 2021
Yes building:units and building:flats are the same thing.
Flat/unit/apartment are all terms for the same thing, given building:units
mostly came from an import we should deprecate it and replace with
On Sun, 31 Jan 2021 at 10:22, Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>
> Actually building:units=* also looks common, but it was almost only used
> in Los Angeles, California, all in 2016 with one import.
> "flats=" has also been used, but was never documented and is much less
> I would suggest that building:units=* and flats=* should be marked as
> deprecated and to be replaced by building:flats=*
> -- Joseph Eisenberg
> On Sat, Jan 30, 2021 at 3:11 PM Joseph Eisenberg <
> joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> building:flats=<number> is most common, it's been used over 2 million
>> times and is widespread for the past 6 years.
>> I'll change the status to "de facto".
>> -- Joseph Eisenberg
>> On Sat, Jan 30, 2021 at 3:02 PM Martin Koppenhoefer <
>> dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> sent from a phone
>>> > On 30 Jan 2021, at 18:55, Florian Lohoff <f at zz.de> wrote:
>>> > Now when i am visiting new buildings i am counting bell buttons
>>> > i'd like to put this information into OSM. Could be useful for
>>> > tons of analysis.
>>> maybe it should be usage agnostic, something like building:units = n
>>> because there could be apartments, shops, offices, etc in the same
>>> Then on the other hand, offices come with huge size variations, so “1
>>> office unit” might not convey the information you want to have, as it could
>>> be 20 sqm or 20000.
>>> Cheers Martin
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