[Talk-ca] Newbee questions...
bjonkman at sobac.com
Tue Sep 30 05:47:40 BST 2008
On 29 Sep 2008 at 22:57, Colin McGregor wrote:
>> - In behind the Perth town hall is a bandstand, a roughly 20' across
>> octagon that raises a band maybe 3' above the ground, and provides a
>> roof in case of rain/snow. Okay, so how does one tag something like
>> that? For now I have used the "Arts Centre" tag, as it is a
>> performing arts location (of the most basic sort), but is there a
>> better tag?
and richard at weait.com replied:
>Not a bad choice. Why not have a look at
>http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Proposed_features and revive
>Music_venue, or add "stage" or "bandshell"?
There's one of these in Elmira too. It only shows up when I select
"Show Map Data", which gives me this when I click on the link:
I picked "amenity=public_building, name=Bandstand" since JOSM didn't
offer anything more appropriate. I'll be happy to change it to
BTW, purists will insist that a bandstand is not a bandshell. The
bandstand is a raised platform, possibly with a roof, but a
bandshell is a stage with an acoustic scoop behind it.
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