[Tagging] Residential gardens: deprecate leisure=garden, suggest alternative
osm at tobias-knerr.de
Mon May 23 14:13:41 BST 2011
Andrew Chadwick wrote:
This implies that the landuse=residential tag would be used on
smale-scale structures, which I believe should not be done. landuses are
large-scale areas. When you create a landuse polygon for an individual
building or garden, you are doing something wrong, imo.
A residential garden is not a residential area. It is, however, found
*within* a residential area. Therefore, it should be mapped as an area
within another area tagged as landuse=residential, and should not itself
be tagged as landuse=residential.
Look at buildings for an analogy: We don't tag residential buildings as
landuse=residential + residential=building, but as building polygons
*within* a residential area.
> Rendering residential gardens in the same colours
> as surrounding residential landuse that -isn't- gardens both looks
> prettier when the renderer doesn't do anything special to support
> residential gardens
The same effect can be achieved if residential gardens are not rendered
at all, and the residential landuse that contains the gardens is
rendered as usual.
-- Tobias Knerr
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