[talk-ph] Center of Villages and Sub-villages in Maguindanao

Rally de Leon ralleon at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 08:10:09 UTC 2015

node with landuse=residential? okie

although I disagree that a place tag indicates a sign of administration
place=hamlet (an isolated dwelling in the middle of nowhere)
place=locality (which is commonly used as temp name of a place (which has a
known name), but not necessarily a community)

On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 3:42 PM, maning sambale <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com>

> Dear Rally,
> > I'm just guessing, but maybe it's the masjid/mosque that I should be
> looking
> > for. But, the buildings' shapes in the vicinity are all
> squares/rectangles
> > (if examined on bing images) which hardly give a clue that some
> particular
> > buildings are places of worship. Except for one noticeable difference:
> some
> > odd buildings are not aligned with the surrounding structures. They are
> > generally facing east, yet they don't have a common/consistent angle of
> > direction.
> For an example of a mosque, see here:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=18/6.98218/124.35695
> View in JOSM/iD to see imagery in Bing.
> > Does it make sense to put a node tagged as:
> > place=neighbourhood
> > FIXME=name
> > https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-ph
> No don't tag place=neighbourhood just use landuse=residential.
> Assigning a place tag (which indicates a form of administration)
> in these areas are very difficult.  There are cases where it looks
> like a small village given our assumption in other areas but it turned
> out to be
> a town center.  To avoid such confusion, just do a generic
> landuse=residential tag.
> --
> cheers,
> maning
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