[Tagging] new Key proposal: landcover
Nathan Edgars II
neroute2 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 21:22:01 BST 2010
On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 2:17 PM, Apollinaris Schoell <aschoell at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 10:53 AM, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com>
>> Not everything in a national forest is covered by trees, yet the
>> standard way of tagging one is landuse=forest on an area.
> some tag it like this but this is entirely wrong.
> National forest defines the ownership but has nothing to do with the
That's why it's landuse=forest, not landcover=forest. A
landuse=residential area isn't all houses (it includes yards,
driveways, garages, streets, sidewalks) and a landuse=forest area
isn't all trees.
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