[Tagging] Leaf type of "palm" for leaf_type

Dave Swarthout daveswarthout at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 03:21:36 UTC 2015


+1
leaf_type=palm would loose no data, and still be recognizable as a
broadleaved leaf type.

It certainly seems to me that palm trees are different enough from what I
usually consider to be a broad-leafed tree to warrant their own leaf_type.

My 2 cents

On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 8:32 AM, Bryce Nesbitt <bryce2 at obviously.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 3:33 PM, Lukas Sommer <sommerluk at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> So it this seems to me that this is just a special case of broadleaved.
>>
>
> The difficulty is that palms are widely mapped now, and changing type=palm
> to leaf_type=broadleaved
> feels like removing information.  Yet that's what the wiki recommends
> doing.
>
> However, leaf_type=palm would loose no data, and still be recognizable as
> a broadleaved leaf type.
>
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