[talk-au] Show grounds

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Wed Feb 19 04:27:20 UTC 2020


Arr found a past question and answer (by me)
https://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewtopic.php?id=54804

And more
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Good_practice#Don.27t_map_temporary_events_and_temporary_features

Note my comment.

On 19/2/20 3:04 pm, Warin wrote:
> On 19/2/20 2:51 pm, Andrew Harvey wrote:
>> Happy with recreation_ground. Agreed that amenity=exhibition_center 
>> is probably not the best fit for these.
>
> landuse=commercial from the wiki is;
>
> used for commercial purposes. Commercial landuse mainly deals with 
> services and trade (tertiary sector 
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tertiary_sector_of_the_economy>). Such 
> area may consist of offices, administration, laboratories, logistics, 
> hotels, car repair stations, and associated infrastructure (car parks, 
> service roads, lawns and so-on)
>
>
> That does not seem to be a good fit for country showgrounds. Ones in 
> more constant use for example with trade halls might be 
> landuse=commercial.
>
>
> I have found a few with the older tag 'leisure=recreation_ground' that 
> is clearly now 'landuse=recreation_ground'.
>
>
>>
>> On Wed, 19 Feb 2020 at 11:14, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com 
>> <mailto:61sundowner at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     Hi,
>>
>>     A remote mapper has tagged a showground as
>>
>>
>>     landuse=commercial
>>
>>     with
>>
>>     amenity=exhibition_center
>>
>>
>>     I don't think 'we' tag most with either of those tags in
>>     Australia as
>>     they don't fit the typical use.
>>
>>
>>     Most are tagged
>>
>>
>>     landuse=recreation_ground
>>
>>     recreation_ground=showground
>>
>>
>>     I think that could be added to the Australian tagging guide lines...
>>     yes, it is getting very large.
>>
>>
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