[OSM-talk] Mapping guidelines (was: Re: what is happening here - potlatch oddness with orange highlights?)
dieterdreist at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 11:28:30 GMT 2012
2012/1/17 Maarten Deen <mdeen at xs4all.nl>:
> On 2012-01-16 23:27, Robin Paulson wrote:
>> the landuse polygon has an orange highlight on it, why does it do that?
> Just a hint on mapping (not to Robin in particular): I think it is
> unnecessary to cut up landuse=residential areas just because there is a road
> there. The road itself is as much part of the residential area as the ground
> the houses stand on. IMHO there is no reason not to make the
> landuse=residential be contiguous across multiple roads.
I disagree. Public roads generally are a different landuse (i.e. they
are roads). Smaller landuse entities also are much easier to refine
later. And yet another point: landuse mapped like in this example
conveys more information because it indicates the border of the
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