Re: [Tagging] edit war related to tagging of a bus-only major road

2020-12-09 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
t it may not be quite important enough for that classification either; I am not familiar enough with the road network in Hong Kong to say either way. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging

Re: [Tagging] Drawing/painting schools

2020-12-08 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
t; =drawing_school?) analogous to amenity=music_school. Any thoughts on that? > > Hauke How about amenity=art_school, with another tag to indicate the specific disciplines of art being taught? -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http:

Re: [Tagging] Proposal to change key:man_made to key:human_made

2020-10-19 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
g by changing 4 million objects in the database to some other key? -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] Proposal to change key:man_made to key:human_made

2020-10-19 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
ot others as well. In fact, looking at it again, the more I think this is likely a frivolous or joke proposal, and should not even go as far as a vote. Something tells me if this was a tag like highway=* we were talking about, we wouldn't even be having this discussion. -- Shawn K.

Re: [Tagging] Proposal to change key:man_made to key:human_made

2020-10-19 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
In addition to this, it increases revision and changeset counts needlessly. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] Proposal to change key:man_made to key:human_made

2020-10-19 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
ecause it involves a lot of retagging work for zero actual benefit. At least healthcare=*, and the temporary dual tagging required to transition to it, made some sense. This, to me, makes zero sense and smacks of change for the sake of change. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.

Re: [Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Objects generating audible cues

2020-10-14 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
this because it may compromise a > home's security. What do you think? I don't think this is something that should be mapped, if for no other reason it's too likely to change quickly, and there's no guarantee a dog will bark at everyone walking/driving by. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantro

Re: [Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - (shop=direct marketing)

2020-10-02 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
refers to things like infomercials or mail advertising campaigns. Such a shop would typically not be mapped as such. shop=direct_marketing places too much emphasis on the method of sale versus what is sold (which is the usual purpose of a shop=* tag), and also is misleading in this case

Re: [Tagging] automated edits seem to remove crossing=zebra drastically

2020-09-17 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
On 9/17/20 11:30, Matthew Woehlke wrote: > On 17/09/2020 10.07, Shawn K. Quinn wrote: >> On 9/17/20 08:15, Matthew Woehlke wrote: >>> It's also atrocious because it can *only* be verified by survey. >>> As much as we prefer surveys, the reality is that a lot of &g

Re: [Tagging] automated edits seem to remove crossing=zebra drastically

2020-09-17 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
are present. I agree that the current presets available in JOSM are a bit of a botch, particularly "uncontrolled" for crossings technically controlled by a sign. "Marked" may be better but we still have the issue of changing a lot of previously tagged crossings. I think "islan

Re: [Tagging] Benches and hostile architecture

2020-08-23 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
ver them, that play > classical music 24/7! Our local Murphy USA c-store/fuel station was playing classical music for a while, for a similar reason (to repel panhandlers/homeless). -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com _

Re: [Tagging] Call for verification (Was: Re: [OSM-talk] VANDALISM !)

2020-08-23 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
od idea. I'd like to add that a new mapper's first changesets should probably be reviewed, even if a review is not requested. I do this for greater Houston, time permitting. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___

Re: [Tagging] new page for tree_lined=*

2020-08-13 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
On 8/13/20 23:55, Peter Elderson wrote: > I can see how an area such as a parking, a churchyard or pedestrian area > can be tree lined. A node feature, not so much.  For example, A parking area mapped as only a node for the center could still have this attribute. -- Shawn K. Quinn

Re: [Tagging] addr:street for routes

2020-08-01 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
ng others). The most egregious examples come where there's a complete lack of signage (county roads in Brazoria County being the one that sticks out the most), but again, it's more of there just not being an actual signed name versus a name that doesn't match the sign. It may well be d

Re: [Tagging] addr:street for routes

2020-07-31 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
nch-To-Market Roads.) I'm on the side that name=* should match what's in addr:street=*, even if there's some duplicity, but maybe there should be some other tag to say perhaps the name shouldn't be rendered on (most) visual maps and/or read out separately from the ref in navigation software.

Re: [Tagging] Map maintenance with StreetComplete - Preferred tagging

2020-07-24 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
at road segment. Turns out the original mapper was the one to make the tagging mistake, not yours truly, but I only found this once reviewing the history. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Taggin

Re: [Tagging] Map maintenance with StreetComplete - Preferred tagging

2020-07-24 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
we now have it. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] Distinguishing closed office spaces and client service locations?

2020-07-10 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
in Macy's). At least in the US, even though malls are nominally public spaces they are still private property and many of them around here (Houston area) specifically state certain non-shopping activities that will get you bounced from the property (usually things like protesting or unauthorized p

Re: [Tagging] How to tag a light that is always green for certain directions?

2020-07-06 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
IRC it > didn't distinguish always green *only* for certain directions, and > anyway b) I can't find it again, even using the wiki search or Google.) traffic_signals=continuous_green for the approach that has a continuous green. The left turn traffic should have a standard traffic signal node. --

Re: [Tagging] How to tag a graffiti?

2020-07-01 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
uld expect most to be at least nominally murals. Also, graffiti could either be a style (particularly when lettering is involved) or a characteristic of its original (lack of) authorization to be made where it was. Thoughts? -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www

Re: [Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - shop=bubble_tea

2020-06-27 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
On 6/27/20 09:55, Philip Barnes wrote: > Starbucks in my experience has seating, I am unaware of any which are > takeaway only. There are a couple out here that have outdoor seating only. Even if it was just a kiosk I would still tag amenity=cafe for consistency. -- Shawn K. Quinn

Re: [Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - shop=bubble_tea

2020-06-27 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
tarbucks as amenity=cafe; I don't see what's wrong with tagging these the same way. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] Highway mistagging ... again

2020-05-29 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
specially if every changeset is only one or two items. The number I would put more stock in is the actual number of data items edited (which, in chachafish's case, is over 7 million, dwarfing most of the other numbers I've seen). -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecord

Re: [Tagging] oneway=yes on motorways

2020-05-24 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
rg/wiki/Key:oneway>=yes" > <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:oneway%3Dyes> > > What is the agreed standard, if any? It can't hurt to specify oneway=yes. I have noticed that the JOSM style that shows lane counts and lane use will sometimes not show ways properly if oneway=ye

Re: [Tagging] Quality and the Openstreetmap value chain

2020-05-13 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
nything to get "consumer" out of the lexicon... it doesn't belong. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] Quality and the Openstreetmap value chain

2020-05-13 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
lunteers. A "mapper" (or "editor") would be someone who creates and/or updates the data for the project. One easily can be both at different times, in fact, I would hope most if not all mappers "eat their own dog food" and use OSM data as much as possible in p

Re: [Tagging] Remove non-prefixed versions of 'contact:' scheme

2020-05-11 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
these out? In fact, I'm not sure how useful it is for us to tag phone numbers on phoneboxes at all. Does anyone actually use this data for something useful? -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagg

Re: [Tagging] Tag:amenity=motorcycle_taxi not approved

2020-05-08 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
ulture, which will not accept new ideas which > were not invented in the West? Most ideas of this sort are implemented worldwide, just in different ways. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging ma

Re: [Tagging] Remove non-prefixed versions of 'contact:' scheme

2020-05-04 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
meone who has > experience in database and normalisation it hurts to see that > mappers don't know how to take care of a database. It is time to take > action and to clean up so OSM data gets more useful. As an alternative, why not get rid of the contact:* versions since most people are not u

Re: [Tagging] With leisure=common deprecated, Senegal & Mali need a replacement

2020-04-29 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
also leisure=recreation_ground to consider. Why exactly was leisure=common deprecated? I used it quite a bit on OpenGeoFiction (which follows OSM's lead for the data model). -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___

Re: [Tagging] Points vs Polygons

2020-04-19 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
e that generates routings (OsmAnd) doesn't handle it gracefully and routes you to the wrong place. Other than that, I generally agree with putting info on smaller one-tenant building outlines versus adding a separate node. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.sk

Re: [Tagging] Footways where pedestrians may only walk in one direction: oneway:foot=yes or foot:backward=no?

2020-04-15 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
tags already used on OSM. It would be as if we tagged one-way roads with motor_vehicle:backward=no, etc. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists

Re: [Tagging] Which languages are admissible for name:xx tags?

2020-03-26 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
arTrekMap. I'm not even sure OpenGeoFiction (where I also have done some mapping, and where I "practice" adding certain features before OSM) would accept Klingon names, and that says a lot. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www

Re: [Tagging] URL tracking parameters

2020-02-25 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
mercial sites we depict. And > would in any case be a ridiculous over-reaction, and damaging to our > reputation. I don't think anyone is suggesting to remove whole URLs or POIs; it's all about removing the tracking rubbish and only the tracking rubbish. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rant

Re: [Tagging] implied surface values?

2020-02-12 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
I can see clearly what it is from the satellite imagery (like surface=grass). -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] implied surface values?

2020-02-12 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
he 1950s, where I-610 marked more or less the end of the urbanized area, but had long since been annexed by the City of Houston). -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] [OSM-talk] OpenStreetMap Carto release v4.25.0

2020-02-05 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
" +) "leisure=playground" are a tagging error, that should be > two separate objects. JOSM's validator will flag ways that share the same nodes as a warning, or at least it used to. I think it's just more rubbish in the database to have one way for the fence and another for an area

Re: [Tagging] road names and refs

2020-01-30 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
dings near it, usually it belongs in 'name'. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] road names and refs

2020-01-29 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
interestingly, doesn't become the Houston Freeway as you get close to Katy). However, here, the names are consistent and that name on the sign is usually how mail is addressed. I can only imagine the chaos that ensues when there's no one legal name for the road as they apparently do

Re: [Tagging] road names and refs

2020-01-29 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
dress or on the road itself. I've always thought name=* was to refer to the name of the road as used in addresses, usually indicated on street signs. Have I missed something? -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ T

Re: [Tagging] Disputed territory mapped as a country

2020-01-27 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
On 1/27/20 18:31, Greg Troxel wrote: > Martin Koppenhoefer writes: > >> Mateusz, offlist deliberately. > > While we're at it, could the list admins fix the BROKEN REPLY-TO? I have working "Reply" and "Reply List" features. I don't see wh

Re: [Tagging] addresses on buildings

2020-01-09 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
between each address. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] addresses on buildings

2020-01-09 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
ia (usually disambiguated by floor as one is ground level by the elevators and financial tower, one is on the second floor closer to the ice rink) which would at minimum have different unit numbers. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com _

Re: [Tagging] Incomplete addresses

2020-01-07 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
sure the iD template is different in the US and Canada as it includes state or province, which most other countries don't have. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetm

Re: [Tagging] addresses on buildings

2020-01-06 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
lding had an address on a different street than the other three. I could have maybe split the building outline but decided to just use nodes instead. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing lis

Re: [Tagging] addresses on buildings

2020-01-05 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
. I've seen a shopping center where multiple buildings had the same address (number and street) but different ranges of suite/unit numbers. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@o

Re: [Tagging] Tag for "tax free shopping"

2019-12-20 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
imilar. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - park_drive

2019-12-07 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
and borrowing from the well known park and ride concept, you named the tag park_drive which means literally a road in a park. I also find this confusing. I have also seen this referred to as "park and pool" (short for "park and carpool"). Would this be too confusing of a name a

Re: [Tagging] How to tag Seveso sites ?

2019-11-08 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
gt; controlling major chemical accident hazards. Seveso III is implemented > in national legislation and is enforced by national chemical safety > authorities.” > > Are these chemical hazard sites? Inspection sites?  My first guess is it's at least roughly analogous to a Superfund

Re: [Tagging] amenity=hospital on things that are not hospitals - is it a good idea?

2019-10-28 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
agging - amenity=hospital > should be on hospitals > and nothing else. +1 Maybe destination:amenity=hospital instead? -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org

Re: [Tagging] Amenity=Gambling & adult_gaming_center tagging conflict

2019-10-21 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
On October 17, 2019 12:48:58 AM CDT, Graeme Fitzpatrick wrote: >Sorry, can't help with Pachinko, but just in regard to it all > >On Thu, 17 Oct 2019 at 15:04, John Willis via Tagging < >tagging@openstreetmap.org> wrote: > >> >> Amenity=gambling wiki page says: >> >> > A place for gambling, not

Re: [Tagging] building=bank

2019-05-26 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
arly smaller towns and older parts of larger cities, banks were built as separate buildings and many still are (this local branch of my bank -- https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/672138199 -- comes to mind, and it's relatively new construction). -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroule

Re: [Tagging] Non-orthogonal crossing=* tag proposals: crossing=marked/unmarked vs crossing:markings=yes/no

2019-05-24 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
On May 24, 2019 4:08:45 PM CDT, Jmapb wrote: >On 5/24/2019 4:28 PM, Jmapb wrote: >> >> On 5/24/2019 4:10 PM, Paul Allen wrote: >> >>> Have you ever seen a crossing with lights AND zebra stripes? >>> >>> This is a very popular situation in Poland. >>> >>> >>> I knew there'd be at least

Re: [Tagging] Requiring area=yes with barrier=wall, barrier=hedge and other usually linear features when mapped as an area`1

2019-04-14 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
On 4/13/19 15:43, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote: > On 13. Apr 2019, at 19:58, Shawn K. Quinn wrote: >> >> It makes no sense to have to add separate ways for barrier=fence and >> leisure=park when the fence surrounds the entire park. > > you could make the park a multipol

Re: [Tagging] Requiring area=yes with barrier=wall, barrier=hedge and other usually linear features when mapped as an area`1

2019-04-13 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
lain about overlapping ways if you have two ways with the same nodes. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] Fixing import

2019-03-02 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
ed by user TexasNHD. I have already merged well over 20,000 or so, no telling how many more are out there. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists

Re: [Tagging] Fixing import

2019-03-01 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
pts to clean up the massive number of duplicated nodes from a botched import in 2012 that I just now found. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists

Re: [Tagging] Appropriate tagging for Redbox vending machines

2019-01-25 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
hink "rental" is more accurate. Some if not all RedBox machines do also sell used DVDs/games. Though their primary function is rental, adding vending=* in addition wouldn't be entirely inaccurate. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com

Re: [Tagging] The actual use of the level tag

2019-01-20 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
entrance is on level 7, and street level entrances range > from levels 2 to 10. I am also aware of dozens of buildings across > Europe with "street level entrance" on multiple levels. Deerbrook Mall in Humble, TX, is also like that, with an entrance on the second floor. I'm sure there are

Re: [Tagging] ATMs and cashback

2018-08-24 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
s appears to have been phased out. Very early in the ATM era (late 1980s/early 1990s) at least one bank had machines with $20, $10, and $5 bills, but I haven't seen this since. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecord

Re: [Tagging] tagging a gamesroom?

2018-08-17 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
ould tend to think this is more for video game/pinball arcades. Perhaps there should be some additional tags to indicate exactly what kind of games are available? -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging ma

Re: [Tagging] areas of risk

2018-08-16 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
nct could be overlaid onto a map generated from OSM data as well. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] highway=motorway_junction : what about primary, secondary or tertiary ways?

2018-07-15 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
Street in Houston crossing Holcombe Boulevard also comes to mind as a non-trunk with a grade-separated exit. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org

Re: [Tagging] `amenity=shelter` implies `building=yes`?

2018-06-17 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
lus a canopy to protect from rain. -- Shawn K. Quinn http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] Flower fields as tourism attraction

2018-04-09 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
sibly when it's expected to be in bloom could be added. -- Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@rushpost.com> http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] Way access mismatch relation route=bicycle

2018-01-18 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
Avenue). There are only a handful tagged as primary, one of which I upgraded myself even though it lacks a state/US highway designation (which otherwise seems to be a requirement by whoever tagged the others). -- Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@rushpost.com> http://www.rantroulette.com http:/

Re: [Tagging] Proposal: "slogan" tag. Opinions?

2017-09-19 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
s and names. -1 Slogans change, and personally I would prefer less ad copy (ideally zero) in the OSM database, not more. This is probably on the Wikipedia page for most given brands and thus the link to Wikipedia should suffice. -- Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@rushpost.com> http://www.rantroul

Re: [Tagging] contact:* for review websites

2017-09-15 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
okie flacks/marketers cramming ad copy gibberish into description=*, and I feel like Yelp/Foursquare/etc reviews are just more of the same. -- Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@rushpost.com> http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ T

Re: [Tagging] Elevation in Feet as part of Peak Names

2017-09-07 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
ele The only catch is that it has to be in meters, so you would tag ele=3493.9 in your example. -- Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@rushpost.com> http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging]

2017-07-26 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
On 07/26/2017 10:10 PM, 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson wrote: > Yes but what if instead of 附壁式 it is a local type for which no > English translation exists? We either come up with the best English translation we can, or use some (transliterated, in this case) variant of the local word. -- Shawn K.

Re: [Tagging]

2017-07-26 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
On 07/26/2017 08:12 PM, 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson wrote: > Which is correct? > > > > E. None of the above if Google Translate got the translation right ("wall type"). -- Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@rushpost.com> http://www.rantroulette.co

Re: [Tagging] Beautified JSON presets for natural=tree

2017-07-22 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
And it is often of historic interest, so > worth recording it. If I remember right, we have this field on highway=traffic_signals even though only one country (Japan) uses it. -- Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@rushpost.com> http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___

Re: [Tagging] Unsigned portions of signed routes

2017-05-31 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
o I-610 and I-10 but not signed. US 90 comes out as a signed route near Katy (going west) and east of I-610 as a freeway (going east). I-10 and I-610 are the signed routes, but US 90 is still there. I don't see an easy way to tag the unsigned status of US 90 and AFAIK it is just tagged in ref

Re: [Tagging] Time is now: tag ALL traffic signs in OSM

2017-05-21 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
sions I have found the maxspeed > I had mapped, later destroyed by mappers who had merged the ways with > different maxspeeds back into one way, This (losing information when combining ways) is a problem with iD and possibly other editing software. JOSM will warn you that two ways have differing max

Re: [Tagging] Starbucks or Starbucks Coffee

2017-03-20 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
quot;Chipotle" not "Chipotle Mexican Grill". Although, I've seen the latter tagged as alt_name which I'm fine with in that case, but if Starbucks itself is deemphasizing the "coffee" part (similar to Domino's and Apple) I'm a bit leery of adding "Starbucks Coffee" e

Re: [Tagging] The direction=* tag

2017-03-17 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
ion=* tag as of the version I have. -- Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@rushpost.com> http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

[Tagging] Charity storefront only used for receiving donations

2017-03-15 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
this, and the more I think about it, I don't either. What to use instead? -- Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@rushpost.com> http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/li

Re: [Tagging] Landuse for vacant lots

2017-03-13 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
or future development". My suggestion including landuse=grass comes from JOSM presets. Should we change these to natural=grass or similar? I agree that it doesn't belong in landuse=* unless there's some subtlety about landuse=grass that I'm missing. -- Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@rushpost.co

Re: [Tagging] Landuse for vacant lots

2017-03-12 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
has a better idea? -- Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@rushpost.com> http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] Invalid voting of proposed feature motorcycle_friendly=*

2017-03-03 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
to the next fuel stop! How can this be? At least here in the US, cars and motorcycles run on the same stuff. -- Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@rushpost.com> http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@opens

Re: [Tagging] amenity=vending_machine and vending=public_transport_plans?

2017-02-16 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
ted_coin > * locker > * rice_polishing * shredding Yes, there exist self-service paper/media shredders. The ones I know of were up in Washington state but they were looking to expand. -- Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@rushpost.com> http://

Re: [Tagging] self-service laudry machines a camp and caravan sites

2017-02-08 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
an area of a gift shop inside a hotel. -- Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@rushpost.com> http://www.rantroulette.com http://www.skqrecordquest.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] Representing "altimetric quotas" in OSM

2017-01-18 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
d someone might move it without noting). JOSM will highlight a tagged node it doesn't recognize as something else in bright cyan. iD, as of what I remember from the last time I used it, does not differentiate between an untagged node and a tagged node it doesn't recognize. -- Shawn K.

Re: [Tagging] Differentiating streets with official name from non-official yet name

2016-11-07 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
o say that some streets are officially > named, please? For the streets named but not officially recognized, maybe something like name=* + name:official=no perhaps? (where name:official defaults to yes if not specified) That's the only way I can think of doesn't break an

Re: [Tagging] Amphitheatre or outdoor non-sports venue

2016-09-13 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
amenity=arts_centre and either: arts_centre=ampitheatre or arts_centre=outdoor -- Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@rushpost.com> ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] Tagging for palapa

2016-07-25 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
building=roof roof=palapa (the latter to distinguish it from the garden-variety gas station canopy, which could be tagged with roof=canopy or similar) -- Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@rushpost.com> ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.or

Re: [Tagging] adding sport detail to sport=multi using sport=x; multi

2016-07-11 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
rf. It would be nice to say yes/no on a > field that has "multi" that this doesn't include rugby. More granular > tagging would be very helpful for that. How about: sport=multi sport:rugby=no sport:american_football=no and maybe even pitch:turf=fragile ? -- Shawn K.

Re: [Tagging] setting proposals to abandoned

2016-03-27 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
specially given that it was the example used to show a huge problem our community didn't even know it had (and which, unfortunately, has been mostly ignored). -- Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@rushpost.com> ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@op

Re: [Tagging] setting proposals to abandoned

2016-03-27 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
can agree with setting this proposal as abandoned. However, we do need better tagging for childcare facilities and it is disappointing that the talk Monica Stephens gave back in 2012 has apparently fallen on deaf ears. -- Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@

Re: [Tagging] AirBnB

2016-03-18 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
map. This data absolutely, positively, does not belong in OpenStreetMap, as there would be no end of ethical, moral, and possibly legal problems from doing so. If you've added any of these already, I'd recommend quickly reverting the changes. -- Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@rushpo

Re: [Tagging] Is a reference a name if it is actually used as a name on the ground ?

2016-02-05 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
On Sat, 2016-02-06 at 00:14 +0100, Jean-Marc Liotier wrote: > For residential streets, we have a well-known and documented naming > scheme as follows: > > - name=* bears the official name > - loc_name=* bears a local name, which is often an old name but what > matters is that it is a locally

Re: [Tagging] New proposal: Obligatory tagging of oneway on motorway_link

2015-09-11 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
sense, but will cause a fair amount of grief while the existing data is fixed. -- Shawn K. Quinn <skqu...@rushpost.com> ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] Bitcoin EmBassy is place_of_worship???

2015-08-29 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
find one single word that would allow for this strange combination of tags. Fixed, see https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/33671803 -- Shawn K. Quinn skqu...@rushpost.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https

Re: [Tagging] waterway=derelict_canal

2015-08-24 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
, boneheaded choice for a tag, when we already had a much better way to tag the same thing. I have no issue with automatically replacing the existing waterway=derelict_canal with waterway=canal and disused=yes. There's just no reason to keep the former tag. -- Shawn K. Quinn skqu...@rushpost.com

Re: [Tagging] Concrete kerbs in highway

2015-06-22 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
On Mon, 2015-06-22 at 16:58 -0700, Clifford Snow wrote: https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipN7JZ5SUnvtE-lBS9isblsmQQ2NEbjKq9Wxldyo https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipOvKFy5lPRf85fW77Kgt4feBHKxLJk54bgL11MA Both of these are 404 as of a minute or so ago. -- Shawn K. Quinn skqu

Re: [Tagging] How to tag a Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (US:DMV)

2015-06-10 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
On Wed, 2015-06-10 at 01:26 +0200, Andreas Goss wrote: Don't know why people are so keen on subtags on this one. Nobody would tag a fastfood restaurant buildng=yes + food=burgers. But we do: building=yes amenity=fast_food cuisine=burger -- Shawn K. Quinn skqu...@rushpost.com

Re: [Tagging] Self serve and full serve gas stations

2015-06-10 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
(or it might have been RaceTrac, it's been a while) and those require you to swipe a (store-issued) ID card at the pump first. -- Shawn K. Quinn skqu...@rushpost.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo

Re: [Tagging] How to tag a Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (US:DMV)

2015-06-09 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
. grocery store courtesy booths to issue tag renewals), except in this case it's to avoid a long line at the county courthouse who would otherwise handle it. -- Shawn K. Quinn skqu...@rushpost.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https

Re: [Tagging] Self serve and full serve gas stations

2015-06-08 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
=self fuel:service=full;self -- Shawn K. Quinn skqu...@rushpost.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

Re: [Tagging] How to tag a Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (US:DMV)

2015-06-08 Thread Shawn K. Quinn
from oil change shops all the way up to full service garages) handle this. -- Shawn K. Quinn skqu...@rushpost.com ___ Tagging mailing list Tagging@openstreetmap.org https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging

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