[Tagging] on the name of a tag for landcover

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 10:14:14 BST 2012


2012/7/31 Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com>:
> On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 8:39 PM, Johan Jönsson <johan.j at goteborg.cc> wrote:
>> There are several ways to tag landcover with existing tags but if we where to
>> define a new tag for grass along the lines of
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/landcover
>
> Why ? We have 1.066.000 "landuse=grass" and 756 "landcover=grass". No
> vote required (that's perhaps why the proposed feature never tried
> one).


landuse=grass is not the same as landcover=grass, in fact, "grass"
isn't a landuse at all. If you tag landuse=grass you actually loose
the ability to tag a real landuse.

cheers,
Martin



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