[Tagging] Micro- and macromapping with area=*

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 22:16:10 UTC 2015





> Am 31.03.2015 um 12:52 schrieb Daniel Koć <daniel at koć.pl>:
> 
> So we have a simple hierarchy:
> 
> landuse (implies)=> landcover


no, it doesn't imply


> 
> but you have to know there is a "use" at all to tag it as "landuse". Since the trees may not be used (like in natural=wood), your statement is false.


indeed, distinguishing managed forests from unmanaged by use of the keys landuse and natural was very likely an unlucky decision, in my interpretation of these keys it does not work like this, and we would have to introduce a new key like managed=yes/no for this.

cheers 
Martin


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