On 21-Sep-16 10:58 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
2016-09-21 2:41 GMT+02:00 Kevin Kenny <kevin.b.kenny+...@gmail.com
Be as pedantic as you please. I'll be happy to tag a cenotaph or
three if a consensus ever emerges.
just use any tag you feel appropriate. If there will ever be a
consensus that tomb=cenotaph is a bad tag and a better tag is chosen,
you can easily change your objects. If you don't tag it, nobody can
find it ;-) You can (also additionally) add a memorial:type=cenotaph.
Tomb = a place with something (remains/body/ashes etc)
Cenotaph = a place without that something (remains/body/ashes etc)
If tomb=cenotaph then money in your bank account = no money in your bank
account? You can send it to me. :)
I would think most cenotaphs are in commemoration of WW1 & WW2 ... and
as such are specifically mentioned in the OSM wiki for historic=memorial
as "usually remembering special persons, peoples lost their lives in the
I have just gone through the LPI cenotaphs (valid&legal OSM data) and
added those not in the data base as historic=memorial with
description=cenotaph ... in this way I avoided invention yet another
tag. You can add the description tag to anything .. even a tomb.
I have also add the description tag to some cenotaphs I know that are
not in the LPI data base (but in the OSM data base .. I added them some
time ago). I know there are a lot more around .. used infrequently ..
11 November and ANZAC day spring to mind.
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