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Re: [Maposmatic-dev] place=locality #9699

From: Florian Lohoff
Subject: Re: [Maposmatic-dev] place=locality #9699
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2012 09:46:06 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)


On Thu, Sep 06, 2012 at 03:32:51PM +0200, David MENTRE wrote:
> Hello Florian,
> 2012/5/30 Florian Lohoff <address@hidden>:
> > place=locality is by its explanation not a suburb/village or something but
> > just a name for a place.
> >
> > I have used to name well known places with their name which do not have
> > any physical representation e.g. building/street etc ..
> >
> > In the generated map this shows up as "Dörfer" e.h. Villages which
> > is IMHO wrong ...
> >
> > So with the "place=" tags the "locality" should be excluded to show
> > up on the generated maps index.
> It appears that there is a local use issue here.
> At least in France, it seems correct to include place=locality in
> Index (see for
> details).
> But according to your bug report this is not the case in Germany.
> I don't know how to solve such issue. Would you have some reference
> OSM sources to help us make a decision?

I just talk about place=locality which is from the OSM Wiki an

        "For an unpopulated named place."

So it cant be a "Village" or "Dorf". Its a named place. So
i think putting place=hamlet and/or isolated_dwelling into
the index "Villages" would be okay - but place=locality is not.

> BTW, it would be much preferable to talk about such issue on the
> public dev@ mailing list.

Just subscribed and CCed

Florian Lohoff                                                 address@hidden

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