[HOT] Quick question on village mapping

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Thu Oct 29 22:54:04 UTC 2015


On 10/28/2015 2:53 AM, Pete Masters wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> If you are adding field data to an existing shape 
> (landuse=residential), would you tag the shape as place=village / 
> name=whatever or would you add a node and tag the node.
>
> I've generally done the latter, but am seeing quite a few villages in 
> Chad that conform to the former.

landuse is not for mapping places, but land usage. If you want to show 
the extents of a village, use a place polygon. If the extents of the two 
are the same, you could put them both on the same object.



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