[Tagging] deforestation tag

Pieren pieren3 at gmail.com
Sun May 4 10:00:31 UTC 2014

On Fri, May 2, 2014 at 7:21 PM, John Packer <john.packer7 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> +1, landuse=grass does not make sense, as "grass" is not a "use", use
>> landcover=grass for grass covered areas, and landuse=meadow, if it is a
>> meadow
> I would love to replace all landuse=grass to landcover=grass on my city, but
> Mapnik doesn't render landcover=grass. (e.g.
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/167367132 )

Since "landuse" and "landcover" are not always matching, you create
two separate layers of "land" polygons partially overlapping each
other. This would increase the complexity of mapping which is
something the crowd will never accept.


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