[OSM-dev] display/ rendering of disused post boxes

Anne-Karoline Distel annekadistel at web.de
Tue Feb 16 19:35:31 UTC 2021

Oh, I understand. That makes perfect sense now. Silly me. Sorry for the
bother I caused.

(Now it's wrong in the tutorial on YouTube. Oops.)


Am 16/02/2021 um 17:03 schrieb Andy Townsend:
> On 16/02/2021 13:04, Anne-Karoline Distel wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm not sure this is the correct mailing list, please redirect me, if
>> I'm
>> wrong.
>> I'm working on a video tutorial about post boxes in Ireland (but most of
>> it would apply to the UK as well) and I mapped a disused one with
>> amenity:disused=post_box, yet it is rendered on the OSM map. Would it
>> not make more sense not to render it, since it is misleading to display
>> them with the same icon as the in-use ones?
> It's not this one is it?
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/8426693348
> If so, then you've accidentally left the "amenity" tag on it as well :)
> More generally, details of what gets rendered how in the "OSM
> Standard" map is at
> https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto .  The bit of code
> that handles "post_box" is at
> https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/blob/master/style/amenity-points.mss#L660
> .  You can search if it see if something might get rendered, so
> https://github.com/gravitystorm/openstreetmap-carto/search?q=disused%3Aamenity
> for "disused:amenity" finds 4 issues, but no code.
> Best Regards,
> Andy
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