[HOT] building=house

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 19 15:22:01 UTC 2014


Looking at several bits of mapping in Africa it seems to be normal to use a
rectangle tagged building=house.

Would a simple POI tagged building=house be acceptable?  Most rendering
systems will drop an icon on a tagged POI, they take up a little less room
in the database and its faster to drop a POI in the center of a house than
draw a square.

Is there a special reason for using rectangles in this way rather than POIs?

Thanks John
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