[talk-ph] Tagging on OSMPH

Mark Cupitt markcupitt at gmail.com
Sun May 25 06:17:51 UTC 2014

I have not been using taginfo because it returns for the whole world, but
in this case it works because this tag is only used in the philippines,
good one.

Thanks eugene


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On Sun, May 25, 2014 at 1:56 PM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Sun, May 25, 2014 at 1:30 PM, Mark Cupitt <markcupitt at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I also have a question about places:ph, there are a LOT in the database,
>> I guess they are implemented with other tags, is there a definitive list of
>> what the other tags are?
>> Seem like Barangays mostly, but possibly some other places?
> Taginfo to the rescue!
> http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/place%3Aph#values
> Based on Taginfo, 95% of the values of the place:ph=* tag is "barangay"
> with a total of number of 1,300. This is actually quite low. There are
> almost 42,000 barangays in the Philippines.
> The other values are purok and sitio (which are unofficial subunits of a
> barangay) and a few other values that I think are wrong uses of the tag.
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