[Tagging] new Key proposal: landcover

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 9 18:58:20 BST 2010


On Sat, Oct 9, 2010 at 1:55 PM, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer
<dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2010/10/8 Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com>:
>>> still it isn't at all a forest.
>>
>> It is a forest - a clearing within a forest.
>
> There is no point in tagging it as a forest. I know that you can
> generalize it like this. It's the same point as with a lake inside a
> forest. Is the lake part of the forest, or not? This depends on the
> point of view, and can be answered either way. But it is not helpful
> for the data consumer to not give them the chance to decide (because
> they don't have the info).

Hence landuse=forest landcover=grass.



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