[Tagging] landuse=farmland and highway=track

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Sun Jan 10 10:20:07 UTC 2016

On 10/01/2016 8:55 PM, Gerd Petermann wrote:
> Dave Swarthout wrote
>> Haha, welcome to the club. This is a problem everyone faces. Here in
>> Thailand I spend a lot of time breaking up large wood multipolygons
>> because
>> in the early days folks did not take the time to do it right. Woods do not
>> cover highways (unless its a farm track) nor do they cover water features
>> like river valleys or reservoirs. I can tell you this, it's a lot of work
>> either way you decide to do it but future mappers will thank you if you do
>> it properly in the first place.
> Oh, yes, I also have that problem with natural=wood polygons, often
> containing
> nearly 2000 nodes and typically completely wrong (according to the
> ortorectified GSI images),
> covering large parts of residential areas, farmland, water, and so on.
> In my eyes landuse or natural polygons should never be that
> complex, when I create one with more than 100 nodes I start
> feeling uncomfortable.

:-D      Come to Australia...

Stuart national Park covers over 340,000 hectares .. most of its boundaries are orthogonal though..

Kosciuszko National Park covers about 690,000 hectares (1.5 million aces) ... has a very crinkly boundary!

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