[OSM-dev] Place names tagging, rendering and processing

Andrey Novikov novikov at gmail.com
Wed Oct 11 13:18:48 UTC 2017

As a data consumer I discard area for labeling if it contains node with the
same place= and name= keys. This is not 100% safe but removes major label
duplications from my map.

On Sun, Sep 10, 2017 at 10:45 PM Daniel Koć <daniel at koć.pl> wrote:

> Sorry for cross-posting on 3 lists, but this subject is rather wide.
> There's a big discussion on osm-carto about rendering and tagging
> place=* names, especially when tagged as an area (but also in general):
> https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/pull/2816
> It was also suggested to hear from OSM data consumers to know how they
> handle nodes and areas with place names.
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