Re: [Tagging] [Talk-us] Bar vs Pub vs Restaurant in the US?

2016-09-29 Thread Bill Ricker
On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 8:35 PM, Warin <61sundow...@gmail.com> wrote: > I would change "There's even strong dialect in England"to 'There are many > dialects in England'! Quite so. But they do have a core standard that is to be understood by all at least when written. ( albeit less rigorously

Re: [Tagging] [Talk-us] Bar vs Pub vs Restaurant in the US?

2016-09-29 Thread Warin
On 30-Sep-16 08:18 AM, Bill Ricker wrote: On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 1:59 PM, Kevin Kenny wrote: What procedure do you recommend for those of us who don't have expatriate Britons on call? Officially we should read the OSM wiki. ( We can also watch BBC America and/or

Re: [Tagging] [Talk-us] Bar vs Pub vs Restaurant in the US?

2016-09-29 Thread Greg Troxel
Kevin Kenny writes: > On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 1:44 PM, Greg Troxel wrote: > >> I agree with the "what does it feel like" part, but not "what the locals >> call it". One of the central issues in tagging in OSM is that words are >> used for a

Re: [Tagging] [Talk-us] Bar vs Pub vs Restaurant in the US?

2016-09-29 Thread Bill Ricker
On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 1:59 PM, Kevin Kenny wrote: > What procedure do you recommend for those of us who don't have expatriate > Britons on call? Officially we should read the OSM wiki. ( We can also watch BBC America and/or cultivate expat Brit friends. :-) > We

Re: [Tagging] health_facility:type vs. health_facility_type

2016-09-29 Thread Janko Mihelić
She did it manually, it's described in the next diary entry: http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/jinalfoflia/diary/37655 I see now that group messaging is a planned feature, so all we have is manual for now. Janko On Thu, 29 Sep 2016, 13:04 Janko Mihelić, wrote: > I got a

[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - building=carport

2016-09-29 Thread Joachim
The tag building=carport is used for is used for one carport building. The carport might provide more than one parking space. Rationale: A carport is distinctive enough from building=garage and building=roof so that an own tag should be used. The plural (like building=garages) is not defined

Re: [Tagging] [Talk-us] Bar vs Pub vs Restaurant in the US?

2016-09-29 Thread Kevin Kenny
On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 1:44 PM, Greg Troxel wrote: > I agree with the "what does it feel like" part, but not "what the locals > call it". One of the central issues in tagging in OSM is that words are > used for a specific meaning (usually UK usage, as we know) and the point >

Re: [Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Piste:type=connection

2016-09-29 Thread Janko Mihelić
I agree ski tagging needs something like this. I have some questions/suggestions: 1. Who is to be routed through these connections? Only downhill skiers, or nordic skiers, sleigh riders, snowmobiles also? I think we could route all snow transport over it. 2. Are they implicitly oneway? They are

Re: [Tagging] health_facility:type vs. health_facility_type

2016-09-29 Thread Janko Mihelić
I got a message like that, and it was about a mechanical edit described here: http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/jinalfoflia/diary/37601 but it says nothing about the messages. I got a message "after" the mechanical edit was done, which is maybe a bit controversial, but that's ok if you ask me.

Re: [Tagging] health_facility:type vs. health_facility_type

2016-09-29 Thread Jean-Marc Liotier
On 2016-09-28 13:56, Janko Mihelić wrote: > Maybe send an automatic message to those 66 users to see if they agree with > the edit, and if most agree, change them all Good idea... I don't know how to send a message to such a group of users - is there functionality provided for that