[Tagging] Leaf type of "palm" for leaf_type

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 08:49:13 UTC 2015

It would be harder to process and break existing data consumers.
I think that cascading tagging style - [leaf_type=broadleaved;
would be better.

It provides full information without growing list of valid values of

2015-03-11 2:32 GMT+01:00 Bryce Nesbitt <bryce2 at obviously.com>:

> 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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