Re: [Tagging] Deprecate water=pond?

2020-11-11 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
here animals can go to drink) and I can find many of them in a few kilometres. Lakes are very different from that :-) Ale -- Alessandro Sarretta skype/twitter: alesarrett Web: ilsarrett.wordpress.com <http://ilsarrett.wordpress.com> Research information: * Google scholar profi

Re: [Tagging] Deprecate water=pond?

2020-11-09 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
even small ones, and use water=reservoir or water=basin (or landuse=reservoir or =basin if you prefer) for the artificial ones. -- Joseph Eisenberg ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging --

Re: [Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - more parking types

2020-08-08 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
Hi Graeme, On 09/08/20 01:12, Graeme Fitzpatrick wrote: On Sun, 9 Aug 2020 at 03:39, Matthew Woehlke > wrote: We already have capacity and capacity=disabled, what's the problem with adding more capacity:*? But what number do we show for

Re: [Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - more parking types

2020-08-07 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
Dear Matthew, On 06/08/20 22:52, Matthew Woehlke wrote: Please see https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/more_parking. To summarize: I am proposing the following: - To codify / make official the de-facto parking_space=disabled I've always had some doubts in using

Re: [Tagging] what is the "temp" tag?

2020-08-05 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
I'm just guessing, and I try with a sort of placeholder for saying that some tag is "temporary"... even if this sounds not really useful :-) Ale On 05/08/20 10:41, Frederik Ramm wrote: Hi, https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/temp#values any guesses as to what this might mean? I stumbled

Re: [Tagging] Amenity=fountain

2020-03-06 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
Hi Stuart, On 07/03/20 08:04, European Water Project wrote: Dear All, On Feb 4th, we significantly clarified the definition of amenity=fountain after numerous discussions. https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/tagging/2020-February/050876.html It seems the core of our changes were

Re: [Tagging] Active volcanoes

2020-01-24 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
On 24/01/20 15:52, Cascafico Giovanni wrote: How to tag its recent activity, ie for touristic purposes? Maybe a last_eruption:date=* tag (with a documented source) could be enough do define recent activities? Ale ___ Tagging mailing list

Re: [Tagging] RFC free_water

2020-01-17 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
Hi, On 17/01/20 12:08, European Water Project wrote:  2. Re: RFC free_water (François Lacombe) I see your point and agree it would be preferable to develop a more generalize nomenclature, but also think it is important to choose something that is understandable to a newbie. If we

Re: [Tagging] Question about capacity:*=* on parking_space

2020-01-17 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
Hi Lionel, On 17/01/20 10:52, Lionel Giard wrote: Alesandro, The thing is that disabled=designated is an access (so regulated by law), and would depend because each country's law vary (not every country enforce restriction for disabled parking or other type of vehicle...). Thus, it may be

Re: [Tagging] Question about capacity:*=* on parking_space

2020-01-17 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
Hi Lionel, from what I've understood, the parking_space tag is meant to identify exactly one parking space, so the capacity whould be always 1... In the specific case of parking spaces for disables persons, unfortunately there are many way of tagging it... In this issue related to the

Re: [Tagging] Correct use of height with kerb

2020-01-11 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
the "crossing" way. I don't like my conclusion, but it seems inevitable. (I hope I'm wrong on this last statement) On Sat, 11 Jan 2020 at 06:49, Alessandro Sarretta mailto:alessandro.sarre...@gmail.com>> wrote: Dear all, I'm doing some work cleaning the edit

[Tagging] Correct use of height with kerb

2020-01-10 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
Dear all, I'm doing some work cleaning the edits we've done around Padova for the local plan for the elimination of architectural barriers (some references here: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3370704). The height of kerbs, in this context defined as the nodes at the intersection between

Re: [Tagging] footway=crossing in detailed tagging

2019-12-15 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
Hi Mateusz, On 15/12/19 12:30, Mateusz Konieczny wrote: Let's say that we have footway mapped separately from the road, road has footways on both sides. Footway has surface=paving_stones, road has surface=asphalt. There is a crossing, made from three ways: - (1) highway=footway

Re: [Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - park_drive

2019-12-07 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
Hi Martin, my doubt on your proposal is that I think the only useful value would be "designated" (anyway, can you share any example/picture of a sign describing a park specificly designated for carpooling?). But in this case I'd support As far as I know, in a general-use parking (without

Re: [Tagging] Feature Proposal - Voting result - Pedestrian lane

2019-12-03 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
Thank you Markus for this summary. I think that the issue of having a good way to describe marked lanes on the road dedicated for people to walk is still there. In my opinion it needs a more extensive discussion and some tagging and graphic examples to show simple and complex application.

Re: [Tagging] Use of a site relation for grouping parking spaces

2019-12-03 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
Thank to everybody, the text has been changed (by Mateusz Konieczny) accordingly: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Tag:amenity%3Dparking_space=1928515=1890083 Ale On 03/12/19 23:42, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote: sent from a phone On 3. Dec 2019, at 20:32, Joseph Eisenberg

[Tagging] Use of a site relation for grouping parking spaces

2019-12-03 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
Dear tagging list, looking on how to use the tag amenity=parking_space (https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity%3Dparking_space) I've always found the requirement that "parking spaces always have to be grouped together in a site relation tagged with type=site + site=parking" too

Re: [Tagging] Open Voting on Access Aisle

2019-11-16 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
!1sc04-aTnZlGZiu4i3Pm0Czw!2e0!7i13312!8i6656). Is this what you're proposing? I think a few mapping examples could help in better understanding the proposal. On 16/11/19 17:17, Clifford Snow wrote: On Fri, Nov 15, 2019 at 11:22 PM Alessandro Sarretta mailto:alessandro.sarre...@gmail.com

Re: [Tagging] Open Voting on Access Aisle

2019-11-15 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
Thank you Clifford, I find you proposal quite useful and relevant. There are a couple of things that are not totally clear to me: * in general, might these tags apply also to areas, rather than only ways? * I am a bit confused by /accessible_van/. Does it refer to vans instead of cars? In

Re: [Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Pedestrian lane

2019-11-02 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
Hi Clifford, On 02/11/19 20:35, Clifford Snow wrote: Markus, I like your proposal but think it needs to clarify the difference between a pedestrian lane and a shoulder [1]. In the US, most (many?) states allow pedestrians to walk on shoulders if there is no sidewalk/footway, with the

[Tagging] Using Corine Land Cover definitions for land cover in OSM?

2019-10-20 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
I'm not against natural=badlands for areas that are covered by a non vegetated surface in an erosive context with steep slopes (as per https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Badlands). Anyway they seem to be a more specific case than a "simple" bare soil. I think that, in general, when dealing with

Re: [Tagging] How to tag flood prone points and areas?

2019-08-31 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
Dear Immaculata, if you want to describe "things" that are prone to floods, it seems to me that the tag /flood_prone=yes/ can be the right one. I have a few doubts on how this information has been collected: are there official maps with areas prone to flood and you have selected assets in

Re: [Tagging] leisure=garden for private front/back gardens

2019-07-13 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
On 13/07/19 20:44, Florian Lohoff wrote: The same reason i do not map my kitchen sink as a natural=water/water=pond Its not for the public leisure. I don't know if the issue here is public leisure (in this case it's maybe better to change the key "leisure" with something else), but I see

Re: [Tagging] How to tag sidewalk slides

2019-05-17 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
ful option. But would it be ok to use it on a node instead of a way segment? Thanks, Ale On Thu, May 16, 2019, 4:02 PM Alessandro Sarretta mailto:alessandro.sarre...@gmail.com>> wrote: Hi everybody, I'm mapping various sidewalks and I'd like to tag the portion of the side

Re: [Tagging] How to tag sidewalk slides

2019-05-17 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
Hi Clifford, On 17/05/19 01:37, Clifford Snow wrote: I've run into a bunch of similar issues, where they just use asphalt to make an incline to the street level. I've been tagging them as kerb=lowered. It probably isn't exactly correct, but it does tell a wheelchair users that they can reach

[Tagging] How to tag sidewalk slides

2019-05-16 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
Hi everybody, I'm mapping various sidewalks and I'd like to tag the portion of the sidewalk that slides down from a higher level to the ground, and then maybe goes up again. This happens usually in correspondance with driveway entrances (how do you tag them?). You can see an example here

Re: [Tagging] Handicap Parking Access Aisles

2019-05-02 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
to each other and accessed by a single way which has no restrictions. For parking bays I think that the tag:amenity=parking _space is clear. Regards TonyS999 On 02/05/2019 08:21, Alessandro Sarretta wrote: Hi Clifford, On 02/05/19 00:13, Clifford Snow wrote:

Re: [Tagging] Handicap Parking Access Aisles

2019-05-02 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
Hi Clifford, On 02/05/19 00:13, Clifford Snow wrote: Since the off loading area is called an access aisle, both in the US and UK [2], it seem to me that it would be an appropriate term to use.  Would using highway=footway + footway=access_aisle +  wheelchair=yes be a more acceptable tagging

Re: [Tagging] Possibility to draw parking properties as an area

2019-03-09 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
presentation is saying so, with the only parking aisle coming from south... Ale -- Alessandro Sarretta skype/twitter: alesarrett Web: ilsarrett.wordpress.com <http://ilsarrett.wordpress.com> Research information: * Google scholar profile <http://scholar.google.it/citations?user=IsyX

Re: [Tagging] leisure=common replacement for public areas with some trees

2019-03-05 Thread Alessandro Sarretta
tps://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:landcover%3Dgrass> and maybe access=yes m2c Ale -- Alessandro Sarretta skype/twitter: alesarrett Web: ilsarrett.wordpress.com <http://ilsarrett.wordpress.com> Research information: * Google scholar profile <http://scholar.google.it/citations?us