[Tagging] deforestation tag

Yves yvecai at gmail.com
Sun May 4 12:26:52 UTC 2014


Landcover describes what covers the land, landuse what is it used for by man.
Hence landcover=grass and landuse=meadow, you can perfectly use these two tags on the same polygon, or on two overlapping ones.
Yves

On 4 mai 2014 12:32:08 UTC+02:00, John Packer <john.packer7 at gmail.com> wrote:
>I didn't understand.
>When is landuse=grass and landcover=grass different things?
>Em 04/05/2014 07:02, "Pieren" <pieren3 at gmail.com> escreveu:
>
>> 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 )
>>
>> -1
>> 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.
>>
>> Pieren
>>
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