[Tagging] Giant river multipolygons

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Fri Feb 1 18:00:01 GMT 2013


On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 11:52 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com
> wrote:

> The natural=wood / landuse=forest distinction is flawed and creates
> useless (IMHO) debates how to distinguish them, and which level of
> human intervention still justifies the predicate (in this reading of
> the key) "natural". In practise some mappers prefer natural=wood where
> other mappers would set landuse=forest (for the exact same situation).
>

I see this as being the same distinction of landuse=farm versus
natural=grassland.  In both cases, there's human intervention on the
landuse part, whereas natural=* would be unmanaged.
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