[talk-ph] Province place nodes

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 06:37:38 BST 2009

Ah yeah.  As far as I remember the agreement was for barangay:


I don't have questions regarding changing or not.  Just want to know
the "wisdom" behind it.

On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 12:41 PM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 12:11 PM, maning sambale
> <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Why place=state?
> That's what the existing node have so I simply copied the "convention".
> I checked Canada (since they have provinces and territories instead of
> states) and found out their nodes also use place=state. For example
> Saskatchewan: http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/node/305700698
> Of course, it doesn't help that Mike also imported those nodes. :-p
> So, i'm not sure if we should change place=state to place=province. Take
> note that we also had an old discussion regarding whether to use
> place=village for barangays. Then again, the
> place=city,town,suburb,hamlet,village values are for settlements, not large
> administrative subdivisions.
> Any thoughts?

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