[talk-ph] Tagging on OSMPH

Mark Cupitt markcupitt at gmail.com
Sun May 25 06:52:47 UTC 2014


Interestingly enough, in the ways/relations, there are 3774 items marked at
boundary=administrative, admin_level=10 (barangay)

Here is a count of the Other Admin_Levels out of interest in the
ways/relations

Admin_Level=Count

"8"=69
"9"=183
"36"=16
"2"=183
"5"=13
"3"=1179
"7"=221
"4"=2182
"6"=1352
"admin"=1
"10"=3778
"12"=16





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On Sun, May 25, 2014 at 2:19 PM, Mark Cupitt <markcupitt at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ok, I will check for both instances then,
>
> Actually, the colon ':" in the tag name can confuse a database in some
> circumstances, if anyone is messing with this themselves, you have to
> denote the column header as "place:ph" with double quotes
>
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> On Sun, May 25, 2014 at 2:04 PM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> 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.
>>>
>>
>> To answer the other question, I think the intention of the place:ph=* tag
>> is to definitely indicate that a node tagged as place=village refers
>> specifically to an official barangay instead of some other "village" such
>> as residential subdivisions and gated communities (which should really be
>> tagged with place=neighbourhood)
>>
>> Personally, I would like to use the international designation=* tag to
>> indicate that a place is an official barangay instead of using a
>> Philippine-specific tag like place:ph=*.
>>
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:designation
>>
>> Thus, my personal preference is place=village, designation=barangay
>> instead of place=village, place:ph=barangay.
>>
>>
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