[Tagging] landuse=residential and named residential areas which belong together (neighbourhoods/subdivisions?)

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 12:36:53 BST 2011

2011/9/2 Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com>:
> On 9/2/2011 3:40 AM, Bryce Nesbitt wrote:
>> The rendering seems cool with this, and it makes sense. If I draw a
>> forest,
>> then draw a landuse=reservoir on top of it, those interested in the
>> forest's true area can subtract out the reservoir. No multipolgon
>> relation needed.
> I disagree with this example. First, landuse=reservoir is an abomination,
> since it doesn't refer to land that is used for reservoir purposes, but only
> to that which is normally covered by water. Second, the managed forest
> generally does not extend all the way to the edge of the water.

+1, I also disagree. I see landuse=forest as the effective area
covered by trees. Hence I would subtract all other entities within.


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