[Tagging] Landuse=grass - boots on change to wiki

Mark Wagner mark+osm at carnildo.com
Mon Jan 9 07:31:13 UTC 2017

On Mon, 9 Jan 2017 12:28:37 +1100
Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Following on from the discussion on "Wrong use of
> landuse=village_green 
> - but what else to use?" and subsequently bring up the wiki on 
> landuse=grass I have made a major change to landuse=grass to what I 
> think it should be!!!!
> Some will be upset by this .. fine. However I think they are mapping
> a land cover ..not a land use.
> For instance green areas in roundabouts, highway medians  ... are
> used by the highway ... and should be tagged similar to railways ... 
> landuse=highway!
> If the grassed area needs to be tagged then tag WHAT IS THERE ... 
> landcover=grass (or natural=grass) ... the land is use in a highway 
> situation to provide safety for the highway users .. it is not for
> the use of the grass!

Are you volunteering to fix the two million now-incorrect uses of the


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