[HOT] HOT Digest, Vol 59, Issue 10 Message 5 - barrier=fence question

Blake Girardot bgirardot at gmail.com
Fri Jan 16 11:53:05 UTC 2015

Hi Andrew,

No, I do not think there is a better tag if you it is a fence or wall of 
some sort, we use barrier=fence or barrier=wall pretty often.

This wiki page will give all the details:


I didn't realize the presets put it under highway, that is an 
interesting connection, I never thought of it in that context either.


On 1/16/2015 11:18 AM, Andrew Patterson wrote:
> Blake
> You are others have been discussing the tagging of buildings and open
> areas, and I have been recently plotting areas in the Sudan - Juba
> project which are site compounds which are either residential compounds
> and business enclosures.  In more rural areas, similar rectangular
> compounds might be stock holding areas ?  The only preset that I have
> found is under highways/barriers/wall which seems somewhat
> counter-intuitive and makes no differentiation on function.  Are there
> better tags which I have failed to discover?
> Andrew
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