[Tagging] leisure=garden

Matthijs Melissen info at matthijsmelissen.nl
Fri Dec 6 12:26:18 UTC 2013

I agree with Martin. Also the fact that an object (parking, garden,
swimming pool) is private is in itself useful information for the general
public. You might for example see a parking or garden on aerial imagery,
and wonder if it's possible to go there.

Related question: if someone decides to pave their backyard, is it still a

-- Matthijs
On Dec 6, 2013 12:10 PM, "Martin Koppenhoefer" <dieterdreist at gmail.com>

> 2013/12/6 Masi Master <masi-master at gmx.de>
>> I think we don't should tag something at a private (really private)
>> ground in a residential (except the house, entrance and way to it).
>> IMO we don't need any private things like swimmingpools, ways, trees,
>> sandboxes or playgrounds at the backyard in the OSM database.
> -1
> What is the argument for putting the house, the entrance and the private
> way then? IMHO we can map private trees, and I also like to map private
> swimming pools. Of course you can map private fences, walls etc., and why
> not map a private waterway? Making an evaluation in which areas of the
> cities there are private pools and in which there aren't might lead to
> interesting results for instance.
> cheers,
> Martin
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