[Tagging] Main key for telephone boxes?

Niels Elgaard Larsen elgaard at agol.dk
Sun May 16 22:08:50 UTC 2021

På Sun, 16 May 2021 22:59:47 +0200
Lukas-458 at web.de skrev:
>Oh yeah, a little museum, well!
>Even if it might be only in some areas, people come up with many new
>usages of old phone boxes. And the telephone box was there tagged with
>building=telephone_box. A way to tag it, yes. When I want to come up
>with a proposal for tagging phone boxes as themselves, I'd prefer
>man_made rather than building, what do you think? A phone box is kind
>of prefabricated thing and not really a building, is it? 

It is now then.

People use all kind of thing as buildings.

Railroad cars, busses, shipping containers, airplanes, silos,
transformer stations, etc.

>So to solve
>this question, I'll probably come up with a proposal for
>man_made=telephone_box then. --Lukas Gesendet: Sonntag, 16. Mai 2021
>um 22:31 Uhr Von: "Paul Allen" <pla16021 at gmail.com> An: "Tag
>discussion, strategy and related tools" <tagging at openstreetmap.org>
>Betreff: Re: [Tagging] Main key for telephone boxes? On Sun, 16 May
>2021 at 18:34, <Lukas-458 at web.de> wrote: Of cours,e for the most
>common usage, the public bookcases, we have
>public_bookcase:type=phone_box. But what is about other usages of
>phone boxes? I know one box which contins a defibrillator, and many
>which stand somewhere as kind of exhibits. Maybe they could be
>historic=memorial, but then I even do not have tagged the phone box as
>A couple of years ago, the best I could come up with for a repurposed
>phone box was this: https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/672871417
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