[Tagging] OSM is a right mess (was: Craigslist OpenStreetMap Rendering Issue)

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 11:36:11 UTC 2015

> Am 05.06.2015 um 11:33 schrieb David Fisher <djfisher81 at gmail.com>:
> As for "landuse=residential" -- I agree that we could probably do
> without it.  But it does add to the readability of the map, especially
> at low zoom levels, as it enables you to see at a glance where places
> are and how big they are.

residential landuse is often seen as "default", it is often used to mark the built up area rather than just the residential areas (especially in villages). We should encourage place polygons for this and restrict the use of residential landuse to residential areas.


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