[Tagging] Request for new tag "natural=upland" (as way) or enabling "way" for "place" tags
dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 10:09:40 UTC 2016
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> Il giorno 09 giu 2016, alle ore 18:50, Christoph Hormann <chris_hormann at gmx.de> ha scritto:
> If you can verifiably map a settlement as a linear way you can also map
> it as an area. Usually neither is the case so most populated places
> are mapped as nodes.
I think that most settlements could be mapped as areas, there's often a border where many people would agree that inside is the settlement and outside is not
> In case of a settlement consisting exclusively of
> buildings densely located along a road at both sides tagging that
> stretch of road as place=hamlet or similar might be a good compact way
> to map it but i have not yet seen a case like this in reality.
I would prefer an area for this case as well, only disadvantages with a line, besides maybe you can draw a line a bit faster than a polygon, but it would still not convey any notion of spatial extension, while a polygon can do exactly this.
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