[Tagging] cobblestone, sett and surface=*

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 20:22:55 UTC 2014

How one should tag surfaces:
- paved with equally sized, flat stones (
- paved with roughly shaped stones, only partially flattened (

I tag in the first situation as surface=sett and in the second as

Bur according to https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:surface both
should be
tagged as surface=cobblestone. cobblestone:flattened is mentioned
(without any description).

To further complicate situation it seems that both surfaces should be
as sett - see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sett_%28paving%29

Meanwhile, on taginfo -
https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/surface#values :
- cobblestone 119 216
- sett 6 261
- cobblestone:flattened 2 176

Cobblestones, sett mistaken for cobblestone and flat sett are clearly
and I hope for way to differentiate between these, better than using
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