[Talk-us] More things that are no longer there: schools.

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Fri Jul 13 20:40:03 BST 2012


On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 3:13 PM, Kevin Kenny <kkenny2 at nycap.rr.com> wrote:
> On 07/13/2012 03:00 PM, James Umbanhowar wrote:
>>
>> Check out the historic tag
>> (http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Historic).  You could add
>> historic=school and maybe historic:name="School Name".
>
>
> Is that accepted practice? I had rather presumed that tags not
> enumerated in http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:historic were
> deprecated, even though there are hundreds of distinct values for
> the 'historic' tag in the database.


historic:name isn't widely used, 125 times.  But that doesn't make it
wrong, I guess.
http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/search?q=historic%3Aname

historic is used almost 200k times.
http://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/search?q=historic



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