[Tagging] [OSM-talk] Proposed feature: Gated Communities

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 22:57:49 GMT 2010

2010/2/3 John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com>:
> On 4 February 2010 08:50, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
>> AFAIR the barrier=fence should not be applied to an area, what means
>> in pratical to draw a second way atop the area limits (not really
>> elegant). Another approach is to tag fenced=yes to the area (don't
>> know if someone evaluates this though).
> I don't understand you reasoning for this, a closed way = area, some
> times the entire area is surrounded by a fence, drawing a second
> closed way will just make a second area.

no, closed way=way
area=closed way plus areafeature
or closed way plus area=yes

In the case of landuses they are all area features hence don't need
the additional area-tag.


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