[Tagging] Blatant tagging for the renderer: bridges & abandoned railways

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Mon Mar 9 22:06:11 UTC 2015

How does it "help mappers see what they have mapped" to not show a large 
structure which has been mapped and which is physically present?

John F. Eldredge -- john at jfeldredge.com
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot 
drive out hate; only love can do that." Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On March 9, 2015 10:16:43 AM Janko Mihelić <janjko at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2015-03-09 16:06 GMT+01:00 ael <law_ence.dev at ntlworld.com>:
> >
> > I have just been asked to give a talk about OSM to a local group
> > including Councillors who are impressed with OSM and considering
> > using it for Council purposes. There are many historical abandoned
> > railways in the area (related to mining) and I think that they will be
> > singularly unimpressed if prominent major bridges on the local lanes
> > are missing. I suppose that it might be a useful lessson in
> > distinguishing the data base from the rendering, but there might be
> > sceptics present. Also I want to keep it simple at least for the first
> > introduction.
> >
> > So is there a bug tracker that I have missed for the stylesheet?
> >
> > ael
> >
> Using the default OSM-Carto layer for a project isn't very professional.
> The job of the default layer isn't to make a map for everyone to use in
> their projects, its main job is to help mappers see what they have mapped,
> and to guide mappers in their choice of tags.
> If you decide to use this layer for different purposes you are guaranteed
> to have problems.
> Janko Mihelić
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