[Tagging] Islands in Parking Lots

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 31 05:31:49 GMT 2010


On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 6:27 AM, Roy Wallace <waldo000000 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 30, 2010 at 9:27 AM, Richard Welty <rwelty at averillpark.net>
> wrote:
> >
> > a tree may be in a parking area, but how exactly do you propose to park
> on it?
>
> The more important question is "what does amenity=parking apply to?"
> a) a parking area, or b) a place you can park. I prefer a), because
> otherwise many, many flat surfaces near roads would be
> amenity=parking. In which case you don't need the "inner" polygons
> because a tree can be *in* an amenity=parking.
>


I go with the a) interpretation. amenity=parking is basically a piece of
land/space set aside for parking purposes. Not all nooks and crannies of
that piece of land/space is actually where a car can drive/park on.
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