[Tagging] on the name of a tag for landcover

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 21:59:23 BST 2012


> Still "grass"
> doesn't become a landuse.
>

I woul dnot agree with this statement. In many areas of the world, grass is
grown and harvested as (winter) fodder for animals. According to
https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Landuse this is tagged as landuse=grass
If the grass is used for grazing, the wiki suggests landuse=meadow

For the the mapper who is not a farming expert, it's often difficult to
distinguish between the two uses. In addition in many cases both uses apply
to the same piece of land at different seasons.

Volker
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