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Examples of use

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  • in context of traffic sign=*: may be used to designate the location of a traffic sign where the mapped element does not necessarily correspond to the physical location of the sign. For example, see this traffic sign node.

Is this really a suitable dual-use for location? Could the free-form text given in this example not better be contained within a note=* or a note:traffic_sign=* etc.

-- PeterIto 01:20, 29 October 2012 (UTC)

location=surface with level>0

Despite location=surface is useful, should we use it with level=*>0?
IMHO, level=*>0 would be suitable with location=overground not to mention location=overhead.
This would be the only difference I see between location=surface and location=overground Fanfouer (talk) 13:17, 25 February 2018 (UTC)

I would use location=surface only where it helps to clarify situation. Maybe there is some situation with level=*>0 where it would be helpful, maybe not Mateusz Konieczny (talk) 08:31, 26 February 2018 (UTC)
Can you provide examples please? location=surface+level=2 doesn't sound clear to me. Fanfouer (talk) 09:05, 26 February 2018 (UTC)
Atypical situation where 2 is used for for ground level? Mateusz Konieczny (talk) 09:08, 26 February 2018 (UTC)
I would expect it for buildings on slope - like As result, there may be buildings with multiple levels, each one at least partially on surface. It may be purely theoretical situation. Mateusz Konieczny (talk) 09:10, 26 February 2018 (UTC)
To me the only sensible interpretation would seem that the level/layer relate to another object: there is a building and something is on the surface of level=2. Not really sure what it would be good for though.RicoZ (talk) 22:09, 1 March 2018 (UTC)