[Tagging] Gated communities - access=private or destination?

Alan Mintz Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.Net
Sun Apr 15 12:50:31 BST 2012

At 2012-04-15 05:38, Jaakko Helleranta.com wrote:
>Btw. I think current Mapnik rendering renders addr:housenumber=* over 
>barrier=gate .
>Meaning: if u tag em both u won't see the gate icon at all but only the 
>house number. .. Which imho is not ideal.
>I'd love to see both rendered (when space allows) as both are of high 
>This is based on my experience in Haiti where often the only instructions 
>to a place is eg: "about 400m down, black gate on the left with #15 on it".
>Has anyone bn thinking about this? (How) can I submit a ticket to suggest 
>fixing this?
>.. Nico, Sev, Brian: could this be taken in consideration in the possible 
>Haiti custom rendering style?

I would normally tag the address on a landuse area or a building node or 
area, not on the gate. However, I would agree that Mapnik should render 
whatever icon is represented by the other tagging on a node at a higher 
priority than using the "house" icon associated with addr:housenumber.

Alan Mintz <Alan_Mintz+OSM at Earthlink.net>

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