[Talk-us] National Park boundaries

Martijn van Exel m at rtijn.org
Mon Jul 23 16:33:30 BST 2012


On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 9:08 AM, Jeffrey Ollie <jeff at ocjtech.us> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 9:46 AM, Martijn van Exel <m at rtijn.org> wrote:
>> boundary=national_historic_site
>> boundary=national_historic_park
>> boundary=national_forest[1]
>> ....
>> There are 37 classes in total, most of them with only a few instances.
>> What do y'all think of that idea?
> Perhaps add a "us:" prefix to the value?
> boundary=us:national_historic_site
> boundary=us:national_historic_park
> boundary=us:national_forest

I like that idea, in spite of the boundary=national_park convention
already in place.

> Also, what about tagging for areas managed by the US Fish & Wildlife
> Service (National Wildlife Refuges) and the U.S. Army Corps of
> Engineers (recreation areas surrounding dams/lakes created for flood
> control purposes, not sure if they have an official name).

Is there any reason why we should not use a similar convention?
boundary=national_wildlife_refuge etc.

martijn van exel

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