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

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Sun Jan 31 11:05:45 UTC 2021




31 Jan 2021, 11:55 by dieterdreist at gmail.com:

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>> On 31 Jan 2021, at 08:20, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> The tag place=* is not required to indicate human settlements.
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> 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.
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But it should be added only when youknow that there is one.

Adding place=hamlet to every single householdis not a good idea (and I spotted thisin some HOT areas, not sure whatever I 
should simply delete it as blatantly wrong,
ask HOT to cleanup this it leave it asexample of HOT-quality edits.
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