[Tagging] Leaf type of "palm" for leaf_type

Lukas Sommer sommerluk at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 22:33:59 UTC 2015

“palm” is described explicitly as an example at

So it this seems to me that this is just a special case of broadleaved.

I have doubts in adding a new value which is just a special case of an
existing value – in the same key. We loose the hirarchy.  Probably
this won’t reduce confusion, but rather increase confusion.

2015-03-10 20:41 GMT, Bryce Nesbitt <bryce2 at obviously.com>:
> I'm seeking comments on adding "palm" to the leaf types
> at http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:leaf_type
> A rendering engine can equate palm and "broadleaved".  Mappers are mapping
> palms
> very frequently, and having this key name I think would reduce confusion.

Lukas Sommer

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