[Talk-GB] positioning of shop nodes as entrances
jez.nicholson at gmail.com
Wed Jul 1 17:05:01 UTC 2020
Thanks for all the responses. It sounds like we all think in a similar way
re: shop nodes/areas. Perhaps the style of "entrances as shop nodes" comes
from another region? My biggest fear is that the mapper is using a main
street in Brighton as a testbed.
On Tue, Jun 30, 2020 at 7:50 PM Ken Kilfedder <spiregrain_osm at ksglp.org.uk>
> I'm partial to tagging the shop/cafe as an area within the building. In
> a highstreet scenario, you might have a 3 storey terrace containing mostly
> flats, with cafes and Argos's on the ground floor. Very well, tag
> buildings as buildings, and tag the amenities as areas (likely most of the
> floorplan, except residential doors leading upstairs), and tag the doors as
> Tagging the amenities as points within the building outline is certainly
> better than adding them to the doors, though. I'd call that plain wrong.
> I've done it that way for 43 to 79 West Ham Lane E15, for example -
> spiregrain_osm at ksglp.org.uk
> On Tue, 30 Jun 2020, at 4:53 PM, Cj Malone wrote:
> > >Personally, I don't like tagging the whole building as 'amenity=cafe'
> as it
> > >is only the downstairs of the building being used for that purpose,
> > >is why they were nodes.
> > I agree, it also means that shops on buildings sometimes have `level`,
> > which doesn't makes sense.
> > >So, is there any downside to marking the entrance? I can see that it
> > >the cafe node to the building better.
> > One down side I can think of is that people might deleted the old node,
> > and make a new one, and copy the tags across. Losing the history isn't
> > ideal, but it's not really an argument against.
> > Also is there a way to link entrances to a poi as a node? In the
> > example below Boots has 2 entrances. Could they both be linked to the
> > pharmacy?
> > https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/336202468#map=19/50.70033/-1.29443
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