[Tagging] geology taggin?

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Tue Nov 16 12:51:22 GMT 2010

2010/11/16 Ulf Lamping <ulf.lamping at googlemail.com>:

> So what is the *exact* problem with surface?

it extents the usage of surface as attribute for routable entities to
all kind of entities, therefore reducing simplicity for the data
consumers with no benefit at all.

>> Another advantage of specialized tag "landcover" is that in contrast
>> with surface it by itself implies area=yes.
> So what is the *exact* advantage of landcover?

well, one you cited yourself. Another one was written above: trees,
which are not representable with surface.

> Sorry, this kind of vague "we might want to have xy because someone might
> want to ..." is pretty much pointless.

this is not vague at all, and people are frequently popping up with
the landcover proposal, as there seems to be a desire for it.


More information about the Tagging mailing list