[Tagging] places and landuse=residential WAS Re: [OSM-talk] Jerusalem name tag - Mediation

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Oct 10 01:14:35 BST 2011

pulled this from talk because it was OT there

2011/10/8 Paul Norman <penorman at mac.com>:
>> See also http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/131585141 with a
>> creation date of 2011-09-28.
> Should the entire city be tagged with landuse=residential like it currently
> is?

IMHO it shouldn't. You might find suburbs or hamlets, maybe even
villages where this might be true or acceptable, but for a whole city
I'd consider this definitely too rough (too many other landuses inside
this area which are not residential).


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