[OSM-talk] [tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC -(man_made=mineshaft)

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Wed Oct 21 11:01:19 BST 2009

On 21 Oct 2009, at 09:44, Ulf Lamping wrote:

> Peter Childs schrieb:
>> Yes But,
>> If a Pub is tagged
>> amenity=pub
>> disused=yes
>> The thing looks like a put (ie large pub like lables) hence
>> works relatively well as a land mark, it just happens to be closed  
>> and
>> does not sell Beer anymore. Its still useful if its a landmark.  
>> same as
>> a disused mine shaft is.
>> Once it gets knocked down, or reused, or as something else then the  
>> tags
>> need changing.
> There is no but here.
> A former cafe can be helpful as a landmark as well. Especially when  
> it's
> a free standing building (e.g. in a forest) near a larger city,  
> which is
> not that uncommon in germany.
> If you stand in front of it, you'll now this once was a cafe. Larger
> paved area in front, view to a lake, maybe even chairs piled and  
> locked, ...

It is not helpful if you are looking for a list of places that you can  
get a coffee/beer/snack.

If you want to use old cafes as a landmark you could use  
old_amenity=cafe to say that it is no longer open and serving customers.


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