[Tagging] area=yes on polygones (was Block names)

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Sat Apr 28 22:00:37 BST 2012

On Sat, Apr 28, 2012 at 10:10 AM, Peter Wendorff
<wendorff at uni-paderborn.de> wrote:
> For the barrier=city_wall I in fact see way AND area as possible:

Isn't area always possible?

> I think, we should (!) introduce an area tag in the next API version, that
> allows the strict distinction between area and way by type, independent of
> tags.

Eh, you wouldn't even need a new API version.  Just require all areas
to be done as multipolygon relations.

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