[Tagging] Relationship between place=* and name=*

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Sun Jan 31 10:55:57 UTC 2021

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> On 31 Jan 2021, at 08:20, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
> The tag place=* is not required to indicate human settlements.

the place tag indicates the type of settlement, and while you would expect that there is always a name, it doesn’t mean you cannot add a place tag in OpenStreetMap without a name tag. You might not know the name, or the place has a name in a language that has no script.

Cheers Martin 

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