Re: [Tagging] place or border_type ?

2019-10-29 Thread Paul Allen
On Tue, 29 Oct 2019 at 09:16, Colin Smale wrote: > > Country-specific concepts require country-specific tagging, > Yes, but how that country-specific tagging is implemented matters. Rest of world uses A=B to denote objects of type P. Country X decides that A=B denotes objects of type Q.

Re: [Tagging] place or border_type ?

2019-10-29 Thread Martin Koppenhoefer
sent from a phone > Il giorno 29 ott 2019, alle ore 10:16, Colin Smale ha > scritto: > > If X:de, X:it and X:fr appear to mean the same thing, it doesn't mean there > aren't subtleties which would be lost for ever if the tagging was conflated. whether or not they are lost depends on how

Re: [Tagging] place or border_type ?

2019-10-29 Thread Colin Smale
On 2019-10-29 01:21, Paul Allen wrote: > I have an innate dislike of such countrification on a global map. It's > better than > hijacking tags without adding a country code ("The rest of the world uses X=Y > to mean > Z but in my country X=Y means W"), but only marginally so. The problem

Re: [Tagging] place or border_type ?

2019-10-29 Thread Sarah Hoffmann
On Tue, Oct 29, 2019 at 12:48:42AM +0100, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote: > > Il giorno 28 ott 2019, alle ore 10:00, Sarah Hoffmann ha > > scritto: > > > > It is one possibility to tag such administrational oddities > > as German "kreisfreie Städte" where an admin_level=6 may be > > a county or a

Re: [Tagging] place or border_type ?

2019-10-29 Thread Martin Koppenhoefer
sent from a phone > Il giorno 29 ott 2019, alle ore 01:23, Paul Allen ha > scritto: > > From a very brief examination of what kreisfreie Städte are they seem to bear > some > similarities to the UK's unitary authorities. > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unitary_authority > If the concepts

Re: [Tagging] place or border_type ?

2019-10-28 Thread Paul Allen
On Tue, 29 Oct 2019 at 00:05, Joseph Eisenberg wrote: > For the rare situation like a "kreisfreie Städte" which can be a > "city" or a "county, it could make sense to use > "border_type:de=, or "designation:de="? > I have an innate dislike of such countrification on a global map. It's better

Re: [Tagging] place or border_type ?

2019-10-28 Thread Joseph Eisenberg
For the rare situation like a "kreisfreie Städte" which can be a "city" or a "county, it could make sense to use "border_type:de=, or "designation:de="? On 10/29/19, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote: > > > sent from a phone > >> Il giorno 28 ott 2019, alle ore 10:00, Sarah Hoffmann >> ha scritto: >>

Re: [Tagging] place or border_type ?

2019-10-28 Thread Martin Koppenhoefer
sent from a phone > Il giorno 28 ott 2019, alle ore 10:00, Sarah Hoffmann ha > scritto: > > It is one possibility to tag such administrational oddities > as German "kreisfreie Städte" where an admin_level=6 may be > a county or a city. thank you, this is indeed a case where it actually

Re: [Tagging] place or border_type ?

2019-10-28 Thread Rob Savoye
On 10/28/19 2:59 AM, Sarah Hoffmann wrote: >> +1, I have never understood why some people are double tagging >> administrative entities not only with admin_level and boundary but also with >> place tags. > > It is one possibility to tag such administrational oddities > as German "kreisfreie

Re: [Tagging] place or border_type ?

2019-10-28 Thread Sarah Hoffmann
On Mon, Oct 28, 2019 at 06:17:29AM +0100, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote: > > > sent from a phone > > > Il giorno 28 ott 2019, alle ore 02:56, Clifford Snow > > ha scritto: > > > > Counties in the US are tagged as admin_level=6 + boundary=administrative. > > > +1, I have never understood why

Re: [Tagging] place or border_type ?

2019-10-28 Thread Mateusz Konieczny
28 Oct 2019, 06:17 by dieterdre...@gmail.com: > > > sent from a phone > >> Il giorno 28 ott 2019, alle ore 02:56, Clifford Snow >> ha scritto: >> >> Counties in the US are tagged as admin_level=6 + boundary=administrative. >> > > > +1, I have never understood why some people are double

Re: [Tagging] place or border_type ?

2019-10-27 Thread Martin Koppenhoefer
sent from a phone > Il giorno 28 ott 2019, alle ore 02:56, Clifford Snow > ha scritto: > > Counties in the US are tagged as admin_level=6 + boundary=administrative. +1, I have never understood why some people are double tagging administrative entities not only with admin_level and