[Tagging] landuse:illegal and illegal:yes/no

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 30 14:59:37 BST 2011

On 3/30/2011 9:20 AM, Pieren wrote:
> Perhaps on this particular proposal, we have some cultural
> misunderstanding . In many countries, you have illegal buildings,
> illegal garbage dumps, illegal access restrictions, etc. Even when they
> are convicted by court, the situation is not corrected (lack of
> authorities/means/police, corruption, etc) and only local people knows
> that such building, dump or access restriction is illegal.
> Also environmental organizations are fighting against illegal dumps. So
> why would you not allow OSM to locate them ? Is it not one motto of OSM
> to rely on local knowledge ? And if we have disputes, then we already
> have a process for that, like any other tags.

You also have legal buildings, legal garbage dumps, legal access 
restrictions, etc., that are just as bad as the illegal ones. 
Environmental organizations are fighting against legal dumps as well as 
illegal ones.

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