[Tagging] Tags versus Maps

Steve Bennett stevagewp at gmail.com
Mon Dec 13 23:10:25 GMT 2010

On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 8:21 AM, Robert Elsenaar <robert at elsenaar.info> wrote:
> My name is ZMWandelaar (GB: SundayAfternoonHiker) and living in the
> Netherlands. I’m starting May of this year. Quit active and wondering if
> there is some documentation about tags rendered on particular maps? Starting
> on the OSM Base Map what tags are displayed?

Good question - not sure if there is a simple answer. If you look here:


Any tag that has an 'M' means it's recognised by Mapnik's default tag
set, so is probably shown in OSM's "base map" - if I get what you


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